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Advising helps students plan courses in the liberal arts core curriculum, courses for a specific major and minor, study away experiences and internships.

Tools for students • Journal
Learning outcomes

An internship is the practical application of the skills, knowledge and talents that students gain at Augustana or discover about themselves in a work or volunteer setting.

Types of internships




Augustana College offers five sources of funding for students in all majors to do research, undertake special projects and participate in professional conferences. 

Student grants and fellowships

Use the Viking Score to track your level of professional preparation for life after graduation.

Augie Hub jobs, internships and more




Augustana offers a wide range of domestic and international programs. Most programs are open to any student regardless of major.

List of programs

CORE provides ways for students to work with communities in meaningful ways through service learning, community-based research and volunteering.

Learning in community



All students receive $2,000 to support a qualifying hands-on learning experience of their choice, such as international study, research or an internship.

Vocational exploration helps students discover and use their unique skills, gifts, talents, passions and values to meet the needs of the world.


Mission statement: CORE offers student-centered learning experiences that help students discover their purpose and passions, and connect them to their career aspirations. 

CORE offices are located in the Olin Center in the heart of campus, first and third floors.

Finding a student's calling

Over the three years that Kristen Glass Perez has been one of two campus chaplains at Augustana College, there's been a notable dip in the number of students walking through the doors of the college's Ascension Chapel. But students did continue to come to Perez for advice.This year, Perez moved out of the chapel and into the college's CORE (Career, Opportunities, Research, and Exploration). She is now the "director of vocational exploration," and her goal isn't to just help students find a job or internship. She's trying to help students find their calling.

Video: Augie Minute with Dr. Michael Edmondson

Dr. Michael Edmondson, Associate Vice President for Career Development, discusses Augustana's new initiative — Careers, Opportunities, Research and Exploration (CORE) — and his staff's role within the collaboration.

Augustana to host I-74 Graduate/Professional Fair

Augustana will host the I-74 Graduate and Professional School Fair from 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Oct. 21 in the Pepsico Recreation Center. More than 50 programs and schools will be represented.

Landman '07 heads Young Professionals Network

The Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce wants the area to be known as "cool, creative and prosperous" and has hired Aiden Landman '07 to help meet that goal. The 30-year-old is the chamber's new Young Professionals Network director. Landman sees The Network as a key player in realizing the chamber's regional vision. Landman majored in political science at Augustana.