Experiential Education at JWU Charlotte

Hands-on learning through labs, internships and real-world presentations are all important components of experiential education. By collaborating with companies in the Charlotte communityJWU students are able to gain insight into their desired profession, learn from talented professionals and have a better sense of day-to-day responsibilities. 

Experiential education empowers students to feel confident and excited as they enter the career field. 


98.8% JWU Charlotte Career Outcome Rate*

255 internship sites in 27 states and 3 countries

1,165 on-campus student interviews

*For an explanation of the career outcomes rate and other information, visit JWU Student Consumer Information.

Experiential Education and Internships

At JWU, internships are treated as a key part of the college experience. Dedicated career support is readily available to help students find placements that will best help them along their career path — and advisors even hold mock interviews and review resumes to make sure our students stand out.

Check Out Experiential Education at JWU

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Entrepreneurship Edge

Watch a recap of the 2014 edition of JWU’s Sharkfest, where student-entrepreneurs pitched their ideas for $10,000 in prize money.
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Culinary Nutrition Program

Position yourself on the leading edge of 21st-century food, health and social responsibility through JWU’s first-of-its-kind Culinary Nutrition bachelor’s degree program.
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See our Baking & Pastry Student Get Creative

Kacie is a baking and pastry arts student at Johnson & Wales in Charlotte, NC. What's it like to learn these skills in state-of-the-art kitchens? Follow Kacie along in her day!