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TIDES resources

Experiential learning is the hallmark of a College of Natural Sciences undergraduate education, and this is your main resource for information on opportunities. The sources below are arranged by major, with a section for students in health professions as well, but most opportunities are open to all students, so explore all of your areas of interest!


Computer Science
Environmental Science
Human Development & Family Sciences
Nutritional Sciences
Public Health
Textiles & Apparel
Health Professions


The TIDES Engage office offers drop-in hours and consults each week in Painter Hall 3.04 for students who would like to discuss strategies for getting involved in experiential learning activities and connecting with CNS and campus resources.

Experiential learning opportunities are available through courses, undergraduate research, study abroad, internships, and more. 

UPDATE: In-person appointments are temporarily suspended. Information on scheduling a virtual consultation is below. 

MAKE AN APPOINTMENT: TIDES Engage peer ambassadors are available to meet with students. To learn more about their backgrounds and expertise and to make an appointment with a TIDES Engage ambassador, go here, or email tides@cns.utexas.edu.

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Join the CNS experiential learning listserv. The newsletter includes announcements about programs and opportunities for students interested in undergraduate research, internships, study abroad, entrepreneurship, and more. You may also unsubscribe at your convenience.