A Virginia Wesleyan education is a pathway to a fuller, more active, more compassionate, and more satisfying life. It is also excellent preparation for a career chosen from a wide range of fields, including the arts, the sciences, business, law, education, health care, entertainment, and public service.








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Beyond the Classroom

The Lighthouse: Center for Exploration & Discovery

Virginia Wesleyan challenges all students to undertake an internship, to study away for a semester or more, and to conduct independent research by the time they graduate.
These are the experiences that will transform you.

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Career Development & Internships

Career Development

VWU offers an array of resources, one-on-one career counseling sessions, customized programming, and internship and externship opportunities to facilitate meaningful career development.

Career Development & Internships

Study Away

The Study Away Program offers a variety of programs that support students as they prepare for and undertake a study away experience, including Study Away Course Grants, individual counseling, and workshops on preparing for study away experiences.

Undergraduate Research

Undergraduate Research

VWU provides financial and instructional support to student researchers through research grants, research conference grants, and a workshop series that guides students through all aspects of the research process.