Work Experience Education (WRKX)

Welcome to Work Experience Education!

Work Experience Education is a course where students can earn between 1-4 college units for their job, internship, or volunteer experience. You do not attend a class, your job is the class!  

Work Experience Education questions? Please contact Work Experience Program Coordinator, Cynthia Perez-Nicholas at cperez@losmedanos.edu

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STEPS TO APPLY:

1. Fill out the Work Experience Application: SP23 Now Open!

2. Attend required orientation (see schedule below)

3. Enroll in Work Experience course (see list below)

WORK EXPERIENCE COURSE LIST:

160 - GENERAL WORK EXPERIENCE:
For students whose current job/volunteer work does not relate to their academic and/or career goal.

Course offered: COOP-160 

170 - OCCUPATIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE
For students whose current job/volunteer work relates to their academic and/or career goal.

Courses offered: ADJUS-170, APPLI-170, ART-170, AUTO-170, BUS-170, CHDEV-170, COMSC-170, COOP-170, EMS-170, ETEC-170, FIRE-170, JOURN-170, KNICA-170, MANGT-170, PTEC-170,  RA-170, WELD-170  

180 - OCCUPATIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE INTERNSHIP
For students working in a paid/unpaid internship that relates to their academic and/or career goal.

Courses offered: ADJUS-180, APPLI-180, ART-180, AUTO-180, BUS-180, CHDEV-180, COMSC-180, COOP-180, EMS-180, ETEC-180, FIRE-180, JOURN-180, KNICA-180, MANGT-180, PTEC-180, RA-180, WELD-180 

CWEE Course List Spring 2023

SP23 Work Experience Course List PDF

SP23 Work Experience Flyer PDF

SP23 WORK EXPERIENCE ORIENTATION SCHEDULE:

Date/Time Location
Tuesday, November 29th, 2022 @ 10-11am via Live Zoom Meeting Zoom
Wednesday, December 7th, 2022 @ 2-3pm via Live Zoom Meeting Zoom
Thursday, December 8th, 2022 @ 12-1pm via Live Zoom Meeting Zoom
Wednesday, January 11th, 2023 @ 3-4 pm via Live Zoom Meeting Zoom
Thursday, January 12th, 2023 @ 2-3pm via Live Zoom Meeting Zoom
Wednesday, January 18th, 2023 @ 12-1pm via Live Zoom Meeting Zoom
Wednesday, January 25th, 2023 @ 10-11am via Live Zoom Meeting Zoom
Thursday, January 26th, 2023 @ 2-3pm via Live Zoom Meeting Zoom

 

UNIT/HOUR CONVERSION CHARTS:

SUMMER - 8 WEEK TERM - PAID

Units Average Hours Worked Per Week Total Hours Worked in Term
1 10 75
2 19 150
3 29 225
4 37.5 300

SUMMER - 8 WEEK TERM - UNPAID

Units Average Hours Worked Per Week Total Hours Worked in Term
1 8 60
2 15 120
3 23 180
4 30 240

 FALL/SPRING - 16 WEEK TERM - PAID

Units Average Hours Worked Per Week Total Hours Worked in Term
1 5 75
2 10 150
3 15 225
4 20 300

FALL/SPRING - 16 WEEK TERM - UNPAID

Units Average Hours Worked Per Week Total Hours Worked in Term
1 4 60
2 8 120
3 12 180
4 15 240

Students may earn a maximum of 16 units of occupational work experience internship during community college attendance which may be applied as electives toward graduation. Up to 12 units may be transferable to CSU (Please see your counselor for further information)