Get an Internship

Internships are designed to provide Imperial Valley College students with workplace experience and obtain new or enhanced skills. 

Requirements:

  • Must be a currently enrolled IVC student.

Types of Internships:

  • Internship -Voluntary (Not for Credit)
    • A program that is supervised by Internship & Work Experience Coordinator designed to assist students in acquiring work habits, attitudes, build industry connections and career awareness.
    • No class is necessary and internship is on a voluntary basis.
    • No minimum hours required. 
    • Paid and unpaid internships are available, but not guarantee.
  • WE 210 - General Work Experience (Credit) (CSU)
    • A sequence of on-the-job learning experiences designed to assist the student in acquiring desirable work habits, attitudes and career awareness. Current employment for volunteer/unpaid experience need not be related to the student's educational goal.
    • One unit of credit is earned for each 60 hours of volunteer/unpaid work or 75 hours of paid work.
    • Maximum of 3 units per session.
    • Students must complete one other course in addition to Work Experience. 
      • Corequisite: Must be taken in conjunction with WE 201 Employment Readiness
  • WE 220 - Internship (Credit) (CSU)
    • A course that is supervised employment extending classroom-based occupational learning at an on-the-job learning site relating to the students' educational or occupational (major or career) goals.
    • One unit of credit is earned for each 60 hours of volunteer/unpaid work or 75 hours of paid work.
    • Maximum of 4 units per session.
    • Students must complete one other course in addition to Work Experience.
      • Corequisite: Must be taken in conjunction with WE 201 Employment Readiness

Process:

Internship -Voluntary (Not for Credit)

  1. Submit Student Internship Interest Form.
  2. You must create an updated resume approved by the Career Services Center.
  3. Create or activate College Central Network (CCN) account. CCN will give you access to internship opportunities. 
  4. Schedule an appointment with Internship and Work Experience Coordinator at (760) 355-5721.

 WE 210 and WE 220 (Credit)

For more information on the Credit WE 210 and WE 220, please contact Professor.

Angie Ruiz

(760) 355-6339

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