We believe that the privilege of a Hamilton education comes with the expectation that those who receive it will use the knowledge, experience and skills they acquire on College Hill to contribute to society. Those contributions start while you’re still a student.

Apply Your Learning

Hamilton’s academic departments and centers sponsor a growing number of programs that provide opportunities for you to put into practice what you’ve learned in class. Programs have ranged from a rust-to-green initiative in nearby Utica to research at a Late Bronze Age town on the Greek island of Crete.

Levitt Public Affairs Center

The Levitt Center helps students develop the academic knowledge and practical skills necessary to understand and address persistent social problems in innovative, effective, and ethical ways.

Community Outreach and Opportunity Project (COOP)

The COOP creates positive change for local non-profits while providing educational and leadership experiences for students.

Research & Internships

Take what you learn in the classroom and apply it by conducting biomedical research at a lab at UCLA, spending the summer assisting a congressman in Washington, D.C., or interning on Wall Street as a financial analyst. These experiences enhance your skills and education and help guide the path you'll choose after graduation.

Off-Campus Study

In addition to more than 100 approved programs to study away from campus, Hamilton boasts its own highly regarded international and domestic programs.

Performance & Exhibitions

Serious student artists in music, theatre, dance, and studio art have many opportunities — and state-of-the-art facilities — in which to showcase their work.

Leadership Institutes

We believe leadership can be taught. Three-quarters of seniors surveyed said they had served as a leader of a campus organization.


Contact Name

Madeline Carrera

Director of Experiential Learning

Office Location
Kirner-Johnson 248

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