In today’s job market, one thing is certain: college students must begin preparing for the world of work long before graduation. ACE is the answer.

The Academic and Career Exploration (ACE) program is a unique first-year program for students who are career-minded and interested in exploring their major(s) and/or career goals. Students will engage in specific career-related learning in preparation for an internship at the end of their freshman year.

The ACE Learning Community provides first year students the opportunity to:

  • Broadened Awareness of your strengths, abilities, talents and career options
  • Establish Connections with other career-oriented students, community members, Schreiner alumni, and employers
  • Engage in specific career-related learning activities, such as employer site visits, informational interviews, etc.
  • Earn a $1,000 internship stipend (Applicable to ACE participants that secure a summer internship after their freshman year)

Application Instructions:

To be considered for the ACE, a student must first be admitted to Schreiner University.

Once you have been admitted to Schreiner University, you will have access to the online application through your Schreiner One account under the Learning Communities tab.

Next Steps:

The Coordinator of the ACE Learning Community and the Advisory Committee will review completed applications in the order they are received. Applicants, based on their completed application who seem to be a good fit with the community, will be invited to participate.