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Summer Educational Experiences - Beyond the Campus

SEE-Beyond Awards invite students to explore new techniques, technologies, or modes of inquiry or expression; to apply their academic-year learning to real-world challenges; and to clarify the interrelationship between their educational and post-baccalaureate goals. Awards may be used to support field or laboratory research, internships, artistic residencies, workshops, apprenticeships, or productions. Read more


  • Skidmore students are crafting learning experiences as individual as they are through off-campus study and exchanges, courses, internships and more.
    Mar 16 2018
  • An alum and her family want to help first-generation college students afford intensive real-world experiences in social services. Their first beneficiary had an eye-opening summer working with refugees.
    Oct 4 2017

Johane Simelane '13 talks about his experience with funded research in the SEE-Beyond program at Skidmore College. Johane studied as a health educator & community researcher in the Hhohho region of Swaziland, on a project focusing on male circumcision for HIV prevention. 

By expanding funded opportunities beyond internships to include support for collaborative research, artistic apprenticeships and workshops, and other forms of engagement, SEE-Beyond attracts applicants from all academic areas. The $4,000 stipend, too, encourages them to think big … to craft an experience uniquely tailored to their educational goals.
Corey Freeman-Gallant
Professor of Biology & FOrmer Associate Dean of the Faculty for Academic Policy and Advising