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Work Experience

COD Main Campus: Administration Building Room 5/6
(760) 862-1344
Best time to catch someone in the office: Mon-Fri 8-1
Sandi Lydeen: slydeen@collegeofthedesert.edu


The purpose of the Cooperative Work Experience Education program is to familiarize students to the "real world of work" and enable them to integrate their classroom learning to a real work environment. 

Getting Started

   1.  Register, your Job/Internship needs to be lined up ahead of time

   2.  Complete Application (to be turned in the first couple of days of the semester)
             For a complete application packet, go to the Administration Building , Room 5/6

   3.  Complete Class Introduction https://youtu.be/341244HzXr8

   4.  Print the following:
         1st Coaching Worksheet "Learning Objectives"
         Letter to Employer

   5.  Contact the Work Experience Office to find out who your Instructor will be and setup 1st 
        Coaching appointment (with your Work Experience Instructor on campus)         
        Set up your Job-Site visit (with your Work Experience Instructor and your supervisor at  your job site).

   6.  See Syllabus

need to be lined up ahead of time / if you are looking for a job: www.CODjobHUB.com
Visit the COD Job Hub