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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
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.

’14 geology grad describes job as ‘so much fun’

Lauren Kirik '14 came to Augustana to become a graphic designer, but an internship at a full-service branding company convinced her otherwise. Dr. Mike Wolf suggested she take a course in mineralogy after Geology 101, and as Kirik says, "I never looked back."

"Breaking Bad" star shares advice with students

"Breaking Bad" star Bob Odenkirk Tuesday encouraged Augustana theatre students to concentrate on steadily getting better at what they do, and not so much on the "big break." He joined the students for an informal workshop in the Black Box Theatre. Earlier in the day he had lunch with students, and on Monday evening spoke at an event at the Center for Student Life.

Now, everything has a learning outcome

A college education has become a widespread expectation but many students have little idea of why they’re really there. The Chronicle of Higher Education reports on Augustana's vision of how students put together and make sense of the pieces of their education. Augustana has identified nine learning outcomes — like critical thinking and quantitative literacy — that apply to everything students touch: courses, clubs, teams, residence halls.

Forum at Old Main: Measuring student career preparation

In the first installment of the Forum at Old Main video series, Michael Edmondson, associate vice president for career development, and Mark Salisbury, director of institutional research and assessment, discuss the importance of measuring student progress in career preparation while at Augustana.