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Cooperative Work Experience Education Program Employer Information

The Cooperative Work Experience Education (CWEE) program helps students achieve their educational and career goals through internships. This is a unique experience for students because it provides an opportunity to combine classroom education with mentored work experience.

Benefits for Employers:

  • Create and maintain a relationship with Mt. San Jacinto College
  • Close the gap between classroom experience and job skills by providing real work experience
  • Select from a pool of advanced students to assist in current projects and assignments
  • Cost-effective program for recruiting potential hires and reducing turnover
  • Gives the business a chance to ensure today's student will become tomorrow's outstanding employee
  • Opportunity to provide feedback to faculty on necessary skills for the industry to update curriculum

​Employer Requirements:

STEP 1:

--> Identify any needs, special projects, and/or challenges that interns could be assigned.

STEP 2:

--> Submit the Employer Intern Request Form to identify your needs and the desired qualifications you would like in a candidate.

STEP 3:

​--> ​Create an employer account on Eagle Career Connection​. Log-on to https://app.purplebriefcase.com/pb/account/logout?s=MSJC to register for a FREE account and start uploading job and internship announcements.

STEP 4:

--> Complete the MANDATORY District Affiliation Agreement.

STEP 5:

--> ​Interview potential candidates and notify the CWEE office of candidate that is selected.

STEP 6:

--> ​Meet with student to review the CWEE Training Plan and develop 3 learning objectives that student should accomplish during internship.

STEP 7:

--> Supervise student during internship and sign student’s timesheets.

STEP 8:

--> Meet with Faculty Advisor at least once during the semester at your place of business.

STEP 9:

--> Complete the Employer Evaluation of Student and review with student before submitting to Faculty Advisor.​

 

Employer Forms:

Employer Intern Request Form

Introduction Letter to Businesses

Employer Evaluation of Student