Internships give employers the opportunity to......
Perform special projects
Accomplish tasks which will free higher paid professionals for more advanced work
How Co-op Works
The Co-op Internship Program is designed for the student who has decided on a major, has taken classes in his or her major, and is ready for on-the-job training.
Through an extensive network of employers, including major corporations, government, private sector and non-profit agencies, the internship program matches student with part time internships, both paid and non-paid, in their chosen field.
Student are pre-screened and referred to employers for interviews. Selected students are required to enroll in one to four unit of work experience. An instructor is assigned to visit the student on the job, review the student's goals and objectives, and serve as a resource throughout the semester.
All students are formally evaluated by their employers at the end of each semester. A letter grade is earned based upon the instructor's and employer's evaluation.
Participating Majors at SCC
Partial list of Participating Employers
How to Hire an Intern
After you select a student,and establish a work schedule, you will be asked to assist the student to establish specific learning objectives--tasks that can be accomplished at the work site by the end of the semester. You will also be requested to evaluate the student's performance at the end of the semester.While the students are interning they will be attending a weekly coordinating class that assists them in developing work force skills.