High-Impact programs provide opportunities for students to more fully engage in their college and academic career, which could impact a student's performance, well being and feelings of being personally invested and part of the university.
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We encourage new students to get involved in groups, associations and activities that interest them in due time; however, for the first semester our friendly advice is to focus on acclimation into the university and navigating the academic rigors of Texas A&M. In the meantime, for those students that have a volunteer spirit, consider signing up for one of TSP's short term service projects. Low commitment, while giving back to the community.
A national honor society designed exclusively for transfer students. Mission is to "recognize and promote the academic excellence and involvement of transfers students." Tau Sigma provides its members opportunities to earn scholarships, attend leadership conferences, take leadership positions in the university, serve others at the university and in the community, all while developing friendships and becoming a more integral part of the university to which they transferred.
Earn academic credit toward degree plan and enhance your skill set for your resume. Texas A&M is committed to increasing student participation in high impact, international experiences. As transfer students, this is a fantastic opportunity if you plan ahead and advocate on your own behalf.
Trying to decide if a certain company or industry is the right fit for you? Not sure exactly what you can do with your major? Participate in the AggiExternship Program to meet and network with professionals in your area(s) of interest
Co-op is an excellent way to gain in-depth hands-on experience. The multiple terms allow you to obtain increased responsibility and possibly rotate through multiple departments. One real advantage to co-op is that students gain experience in their chosen field before graduation.
The benefits to participating in an internship are endless, and professional work experience is only the beginning. An internship provides you the opportunity to develop your skills and abilities, expand your professional network, and will serve as good practice for your eventual full-time job search
Learning communities provide "families" of students with the small group interactions, peer and faculty/staff mentorship, and common intellectual experiences that lead to academic success and higher graduation rates.
Undergraduate Research promotes, coordinates, creates, and assesses undergraduate programs involving creative scholarship, inquiry, and research in all academic disciplines at Texas A&M. As a recognized “high impact practice,” undergraduate research experiences increase undergraduate student learning and success, not only while students are at Texas A&M University, but long after graduation.