The Gabelli School emphasizes experiential learning in our mission and in practice. This form of student learning has become integral to Roger Williams University, and has similarly become a distinguishing characteristic of business education in the Gabelli School.

Advertising & Analytics Competitions

A student presenting.Students have increased their involvement in regional and national advertising and analytics competitions over the past few years, consistently finishing in the top ten. In the competition, students put their business strategy skills to the test and build real-world skills by working with actual data sets and marketing strategies from real businesses.


Student intern posingThe extensive use of internship experiences by our students and the positive feedback that is consistently received from internship supervisors about their work. This type of involvement serves to provide additional credentials of distinction for students' first post-graduation professional opportunity, building additional possibilities for positive of career outcomes.

Robert F. Stoico/FIRST FED Financial Services Center

Students in the Stoico Lab at RWUThe Stoico Center is the perfect example of experiential learning. The state-of-the-art facility allows students utilize the latest financial platforms used in industry and gain the experience of working in a trading room with real-time data from financial markets around the world.

Bloomberg Terminal Lab

Students at RWU's Bloomberg LabOur Bloomberg Terminal Lab represents another example of RWU’s commitment to using the latest technology in business education. The lab provides expanded access to terminals for analysis and Bloomberg certification training, which is the gold standard for jobs on Wall Street.