Frequently Asked Questions

Do I Have to Have a Job to Enroll?

Yes, you must have a job, internship, volunteer, student worker, or Federal Work Study position lined up before enrolling in a Work Experience Course.

Is This a Regular Class?

Yes, in the sense that you are earning college credit while working.  You will have a class syllabus, practive good time-management and follow instructions like your other courses.

No, in the sense that it is not a traditional class you report to each week at a specific day and time.  The course only meets FOUR times during the semester.  All meeting are not longer than 30-minutes and can be done via Zoom. Two of the four meetings are between you and your instructor.  The remaining two meeting are with yourself, instructor, and employer. You will use the hours worked toward the hours required to earn the units enrolled.

Is The Class Available in Canvas?

Yes!  All course content is available via Canvas.

Why Should I Take a Work Experience Course?

  • Receive CSU transferable college credit
  • Enhance your current resume
  • Learn & improve employment skills
  • Apply classroom theory to real job experiences
  • Develop a better understanding of core job functions in the field of study
  • Network with professionals
  • Apply 21st-centruy employability skills