WORK EXPERIENCE Summer 2020 STATUS 

General Work Experience - WRKEX 97 will not be offered summer 2020.  We will be back fall 2020!

 

WORK EXPERIENCE COURSES


Get units for working! Work Experience courses can help the working student acquire desirable work habits, attitudes, and career awareness all while earning college units at their job site. Below is a table that shows the difference between the two types of Work Experience courses. 

 
GENERAL WORK EXPERIENCE
| WRKEX 97 |

This course is for students whose jobs are not related to their educational goals.
 
EXAMPLE: You are a communications major, and you work at Juice Shack. 
 

OCCUPATIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE
| courses ending with "99" |
This course is for students whose job is related to their declared college major.

EXAMPLE: You are a communications major, and you work at a radio station or newspaper. 

 

COURSE REQUIREMENTS


  • Student must be employed by any licensed business prior to enrollment in the course.
  • Enroll in a Work Experience course 
  • Fill out an Employment Information Form (EIF) 
  • Develop 4 on-the-job learning objectives with your supervisor that focus on new job-related knowledge or skills.
  • Meet with your assigned Work Experience instructor and job supervisor twice during the semester at your job site.
  • Write a 3-page report about your experience in the course.
  • Complete 3 work-related seminars or activities (offered online or in person).
  • Keep track of total hours worked for reporting to your Assigned Instructor at your 2nd job site visit.
     

 

NEW WORLD OF WORK


We are an official partner college of New World of Work. Our courses focus on New World of Work's “Top 10” Essential 21st Century Skills:

Image Adaptability
Image Communication
Image Entrepreneurial Mindset
Image Analysis/ Solution Mindset
Image Digital Fluency
Image Self-Awareness
Image Resilience
Image Collaboration
Image Empathy
Image Social/Diversity Awareness