Whether planning for graduate school or a career, High Impact Practices (HIPs) are experiences offering you a competitive edge, by helping you blend what you’re learning in the classroom with real-world experiences. Set yourself up for success by getting involved in a wide variety of opportunities such as undergraduate research, studying abroad, internships, learning communities, graduate school preparations and more.
Meet with a HIP Coach
Interested in learning more from a PeerKnights Coach? Schedule a meeting with a coach to learn more about High-Impact Practices. HIP coaches are peers that will help you get started.
Email PeerKnights@ucf.edu to schedule an appointment or call 407-823-0565.
Start with a plan
HIP hub connects you with advisors and mentors that will help you determine the high-impact experiences that will help you gain the skills you need.
Connect to the right experiences
Participating in high-impact practices helps you acquire the skills employers and graduate schools demand in the real-world.
Reflect on your experiences
It’s not only important to do, but to think about your experiences and articulate their value.
Completing an internship or co-op increases your chances of receiving a job offer prior to graduation by 33%
Nearly 50% of undergraduate researchers pursue post-baccalaureate degrees