Impact Opportunities for Students at King's
Research, scholarships, internships, and off-campus opportunities are part of the reason why King's graduates are able to make a difference. Students have many ways to get involved in interesting and exciting opportunities—individually, as part of a project with a group or professor, or working alongside a community partner.
Mentorship and Connection
Because King's is a smaller Christian university. Students have the opportunity to form great relationships with professors and staff who are excited to get to know you and understand your gifts, talents, and interests. King's is here to support you in your studies and in your future career and professional endeavors as well.
From field-trips to study-abroad opportunities, a King's education involves interesting experiences that take learning outside of the classroom. These opportunities introduce students to new people, non-profit organizations, businesses, and ways of making
Many programs at King's have internships built into them. Internships allow students to obtain real-world experiences, build their resumes, network with professionals in industries of interest to them, and begin to make a difference with their education and passions.
Directed Study Opportunities
Work with a professor on one of their research projects! Students in their third and fourth years can apply for a directed study course working alongside a professors. Research-based directed study courses typically count towards your degree and take the place of an elective course. Research-based directed study courses are available in all programs but space is limited.
Community Engaged Research
Do you want to make a difference in your community? Students in the social sciences at King's have the chance to work alongside professors and industry/non-profit partners on tangible research that makes a direct impact through King's Community Engaged Research (CER) centre. Students in CER have had opportunities to get involved in everything from rehabilitative medicine, to Downs Syndrome support; crime and recidivism, to young-father research.
King's Centre for Visualization in Science
The King's Centre for Visualization in Science (KCVS) is a leading research centre at The King's University. KCVS is committed to improving public understanding of science through the development of innovative ways to visualize it. Sound like something that might interest you? The team regularly hires computing and natural science students to help with their award-winning work. There are volunteer opportunities with KCVS as well.
Summer Research Projects
Looking for an exciting way to build a resume? Classes typically end in April but campus comes alive with research projects during the summer! Take a lead role in research that makes an impact, either working on research with a supervisor or on your own pre-approved project. Summer research students have done everything from researching vulnerable honeybee populations, to travelling to rural Kenya to better understand the natural and social benefits of conservation agriculture.