Experiential Learning Activities

As a leader in experiential learning, Mohawk provides hands-on experiences to prepare you for a successful transition to the workforce. From simulations to capstone projects, co-op to field trips, our programs include many forms of experiential learning.

Contact the experiential [at] mohawkcollege.ca (subject: Inquiry, body: Hello%2C%0A%0A) (Centre for Experiential Learning).

mohawk students in the 3d printing lab

Applied Research

Participate in research that solves real-world challenges with practical solutions.

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Mohawk student in the Steamfitter program


Combine on-the-job paid employment and in-class training for skilled trades programs.

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Campus Incubator

Create your own business and receive mentorship and support as an entrepreneur.

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mohawk students presenting their capstone project in the collaboratory

Capstone Project

Solve a specific challenge by applying knowledge and skills acquired throughout a program.


mohawk student working under guidance of faculty at the mohawk centre for health care simulation at the institute for applied health sciences at mcmaster


Accumulate mandatory work hours required for professional licensing or certification.

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mohawk co-op students on the job


Acquire industry-related experience through paid work terms.

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mohawk student, whitney on the set of Dragons Den

Field Placement

Gain hands-on practical
program-related experience in a workplace setting.

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mohawk civil engineering technology students on a field trip in ottawa

Field Trips

Explore academic content outside the classroom through field trips or site visits.


mohawk advertising students in the agency

Industry Project

Work with a business or organization to explore and solve an identified challenge.

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Observe, test and apply course content using tools, equipment and resources.

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mohawk student performs her final recital


Produce, or participate in, an artistic performance or portfolio exhibit in front of an audience.


Mohawk student laughing with children

Service Learning

Foster civic or social responsibility while working with a local or national organization.

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mohawk students working in the radio station, 101.5 The Hawk


Experience an interactive and accurate representation of a real-life situation or process.

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Gain industry-related experience through Mohawk's innovative micro-centres 

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