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Why Participate in SOAR?

SOAR is a competency based program at UW made up of experiences that will shape, engage and prepare students to meet unpredictable and complex challenges for the future. As a participant, you will participate in high impact learning experiences in research, cross-cultural and international perspectives, internships, entrepreneurship, leadership and community service.

What is SOAR?


Seek to engage with your communities through on and off-campus volunteerism, leaderships, and SERVICE


Open your world to people of different cultures through global and local OPPORTUNITIES


Accelerate your professional experiences through internships, work study, student employment and career skills ACQUISITION


Reach for greater knowledge and understanding through creative activity and faculty-led undergraduate RESEARCH

SOAR will...

be a clear indication to employers and graduate school that participants have taken the time and initiative to invest in more than just their curricular requirements. Students will gain hands-on experience in the 7 competencies deemed most important by employers and will fine-tune the skills needed to effectively articulate such experiences to a range of audiences.
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Contact Us

Advising • Career • Exploratory Studies Center

Becky Despain

222 Knight Hall Dept. 3195 1000 E. University Ave.

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: 307-766-2398


1000 E. University Ave. Laramie, WY 82071
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