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Experiential Learning

Gault Library - Lower Level

1140 Beall Avenue

Wooster, OH 44691

Phone: 330-263-2520

Fax: 330-263-2072

apex@wooster.edu

The Coronavirus and APEX Fellowships and internships for summer 2020: 

Q: I have been awarded an APEX Fellowship for summer 2020. Will I still be able to complete my APEX fellowship? Can I still apply for an APEX Fellowship or for-credit internship 

A: Because the COVID-19 is evolving quickly, we are working with the College Administration to assess College-sponsored summer opportunities, including APEX Fellowships and for-credit internships. However, we encourage students to continue to look for opportunities, and to attend advising sessions beginning March 23: MWF 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. and TTh 8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. using Microsoft Teams.   We will be updating this page, as well as the College’s main FAQ page as we have more information.  For further questions, contact Cathy McConnell, Senior Associate Director of Experiential Learning.

Access the APEX Fellowship Application Here! 

In preparation for completing the application, please review these important resources:

It is good practice to type extended responses on a separate, savable document, then copy and paste them into the application when you are ready to submit.

APEX Fellowship applications are submitted in Formstack. Please note: Formstack allows you to save a partially completed application. You will receive a "Save and Resume" link to your email. This link is the only way to access your saved application. Formstack will save unchanged data for up to 30 days.

Application Checklist

  • Complete the application in Formstack.
  • Save the following three items as PDFs. If you need help saving as a .pdf file visit IT.
    1. Create or update your one page professional resume.
    2. Obtain an unofficial copy of your transcripts from ScotWeb.
    3. If you are applying for travel funds, verify the costs.
  • Send the link for the program/internship agreement to your primary contact at your host organization. This link is also embedded in the Formstack application. Save returned responses as a pdf and upload to your application.
  • Ask for two recommendations to be completed by the application deadline. Send your recommenders this link at the time you ask for your recommendation. Please send the link using your @wooster.edu email address. To ensure the recommendation syncs with your application and to trigger a notification to you that your recommendation has been received, your recommenders must use your @wooster.edu email address.

Application Assistance

  • Email APEX to schedule a 1-on-1 appointment with an Experiential Learning staff member.
  • Attend weekly drop-in Advising in APEX: Tuesdays, 10:00 a.m. - noon, "Walk in Wednesday", 1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. and Fridays, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • Get help from Career Planning staff with your resume and LinkedIn profile.
  • Get feedback from Experiential Learning staff on your application before you submit it.

Application Deadlines

  • First Round applications due: February 16, 2020 at 11:59 p.m.
  • Second Round applications due: April 5, 2020 at 11:59 p.m.