Welcome

Refugees of the Berkshires Trailer

During Winter Study 2017, Williams students interviewed four Berkshire County residents who originally came to the area as refugees. More »

CLiA Open Office Hours - Every Thursday, 11:30am-1:30pm in Paresky!

CLiA staff will be available to promote a wide variety of opportunities. Come talk with us, and enjoy some free treats! More »

Want fieldwork during Winter Study?

Try a fieldwork course! Learn more about the many experiential opportunities during Winter Study! More »

Williamstown Elementary first graders visit Sheep Hill to learn about seeds!

Williams Elementary Outreach works with community partners to promote science. First grade classes visited Sheep Hill to learn about seeds. More »

Bus With Us!

Thanks to a partnership between Williams College and the Berkshire Regional Transit Authority, Williams students, faculty & staff ride local public transit for free with... More »

Hoosic River Revival Interactive Map

As part of her summer internship with HRR, Ellie Wachtel '17 created this informative, historical, interactive digital map of North Adams. More »

BioEYES: Winter Study

Watch this video to learn more about the BioEYES Winter Study, courtesy of Isabel Andrade '18! More »

Current Opportunities - Williams Center at Mt. Greylock

The Williams Center at Mt. Greylock creates academic collaborations between Mt. Greylock and Williams College. More »

Current Opportunities - Williams Elementary Outreach

Opportunities abound in Williams Elementary Outreach – you can work or volunteer, take a Winter Study class, or do a summer internship. More »

Williams-Mystic - The Maritime Studies Program of Williams College and Mystic Seaport

The premier coastal and ocean studies campus of Williams College located on the stunning grounds of the Mystic Seaport. Apply at mystic.williams.edu. More »

ARTH 508: Art and Conservation: An Inquiry into History, Methods, and Materials

Immerse yourself in the world of art conservation next semester! More »

Williams Elementary Outreach

What do you need to know before participating in the Williams Elementary Outreach program? We're here to help! More »

2016-17 CLiA Chronice

For a comprehensive picture of experiential learning opportunities at Williams, check out our 2016-17 CLiA Chronicle! More »
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Experiential courses give students the chance to deepen their understanding of complex concepts and challenges. Opportunities range from teaching civic education to local middle schoolers to working with a team to build a 3D Printer. Current course options.

Community Engagement

Our engagement programming focuses on encouraging deep reflection on and search for alternative positive learning experiences. Nurturing relationships is the heart of this work. Explore community engagement opportunities.

Lehman Community Engagement is a student-run platform organization for community-minded groups on campus. LCE works to help break down the barriers between campus and surrounding communities in the Berkshires to allow students and community members to learn from each other through equal partnerships. Learn more.

Opportunities beyond the Berkshires include the flagship experiential Williams-Mystic maritime studies program, the Class of 1959 Teach New York urban teaching Winter Study program, volunteer spring break service Break Out Trips, and more.