Experiential Learning

Student on job site Co-op and Internship

At Western Engineering, we offer two types of voluntary co-op opportunities: Summer Engineering Co-op Program (SECOP) and Internship. Average salaries: $19/hr (SECOP) and $47,000 (Internship).

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Students in a classroomEngineering Leadership and Innovation Certificate

This certificate provides the foundation for management, leadership and innovation skills that will allow you to become a driver of technological innovation in today's global economy.

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Student on exchange in GhanaGlobal and Intercultural Engagement Honor

The new Global and Intercultural Engagement Honor will recognize your experience and engagement in achieving global and intercultural competencies while at Western. The Honor will appear on your official transcript upon graduation.

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Student pinning a mapInternational Experiences

Western Engineering students have experienced international engagement by volunteering, working or studying abroad in countries such as China, Germany, Ghana, India, Tanzania, and many others.

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Student at machinePractical Elements of Mechanical Engineering Externship

Complement your technical knowledge with PEME - a four-month externship with Fanshawe College. Complete practical courses such as machining, welding, and metrology to earn an Ontario College Local Certificate.

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Students working on an electrical panelStudent Clubs, Groups and Teams

Every year, over 400 Western Engineering students participate in faculty-based student clubs, groups and teams. By participating in extracurricular activities, you will develop leadership skills gain hands-on engineering experience, and build a new network of friends.

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