• D-Lab in the field: testing bimoass fuel and stove technology.

    D-Lab provides students with an opportunity to engineer projects that have a real

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  • At work on the MIT Motorsports single-seat electric race car.

    Build and test projects, learn new skills, explore madcap ideas, and get advice and encouragement

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  • Lauren Kuntz '06 investigated the potential for carbon emission reductions within the cement industry in her UROP.

    UROP cultivates and supports research partnerships between MIT undergraduates and faculty.

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  • Sami Khan (G) (left) made a biodigester with help from the orphanage staff, and designed and built a sustainable vegetable garden in Takengon, Indonesia.

    Through the PKG Center, students can work side-by-side with others to build more humane

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  • A study abroad student at the Brandenburg Gates in Berlin, Germany.

    Study abroad through MIT and earn transfer credit towards your degree program.

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About the Office of Experiential Learning

Welcome to the Office of Experiential Learning. The programs in the Office of Experiential Learning (OEL) are joined by a common theme: mens et manus, mind and hand. Hands-on educational experiences, both inside and outside the classroom, expose students to different ways of thinking and solving problems, broaden their communications skills, and help them develop a better sense of self.
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Programs in the Office of Experiential Learning

AT A GLANCE

D-Lab provides students with an opportunity to engineer projects that have a real

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Build and test projects, learn new skills, explore madcap ideas, and get advice and encouragement

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UROP cultivates and supports research partnerships between MIT undergraduates and faculty.

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Through the PKG Center, students can work side-by-side with others to build more humane

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Study abroad through MIT and earn transfer credit towards your degree program.

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