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Experiential learning is an important way for students to gain hands-on experience in their chosen fields. This summer, budding musicians, environmental researchers, public servants, journalists and more are jumping headfirst into internships and programs.

The opportunities at Carolina prepared me more than I needed. I’ve been entrusted with positions that people wouldn’t get in their first year because they see that I know what I’m doing. They definitely trust me a lot because of my background at UNC.

Blake Morgan, summer production assistant position with Fox Sports San Diego

Learn more about Morgan’s experience.

Blake Morgana wears a Carolina jersey and poses in front of the Padres' baseball park

It’s been very rewarding, both emotionally and artistically. I’m really starting to see what the highest level could be and what I could aspire to.

Melody Zhou, Si Parla, Si Canta program performer

Learn more of Zhou’s experience in the Si Parla, Si Canta program

Melody stands beside a grand piano and sings

Click on a story below to learn more about a Tar Heel's summer experience.