Cooperative Work Experience Education (CWEE)

CWEE offers THREE courses to Earn College Units for Your Job, Internship, or Volunteer Work!

Cooperative Work Experience Education (CWEE) is a course where the student, employer, and college faculty work together to combine academic study and the student's current work experience*. CWEE students may earn up to 4 units per semester while developing marketable career skills. Please read below to see which CWEE class is right for you.Fall 2019 Application- Open Now!

Interns at work
Interns working in the field

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, 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, EMS-180, ETEC-180, FIRE-180, JOURN-180, KNICA-180, MANGT-180, PTEC-180, RA-180, WELD-180

FALL/SPRING - 16 WEEK

PAID

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

SUMMER - 6 WEEK

PAID

Units Average Hours Per Week Total Semester Hours
1  13 75
 25 150
3  37.5 225
4  50 300

 

UNPAID

Units  Average Hours Per Week Total Semester Hours
 4 60 
2  8 120
3  12 180
 15 240

 

 UNPAID

Units Average Hours Per Week Total Semester Hours
10 60
20 120
30 180
40 240

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).