By Ka Ying Neng Moua

Sacramento City College is a close-knit campus that offers not only an affordable education but also several community resources to help students succeed.  One of the resources offered is the Co-op Work Experience Education and Internship Program which offers part-time jobs and career guidance. They are equipped with staff available on campus to counsel individual students on available internships and work experience. Students may sign up for volunteer and paid work study related to their majors. The goal of the program is to provide work and training for students who are interested in a hands-on at a  job in their potential career path.

This can be beneficial in many ways to a college student.  This internship allows them to be on campus more and will open more doors. During the internship, you can network and open up more opportunities for you which will lead into your career.  You can also earn college credit while in the program.  It will also look really good in your resume when applying for the career you want.

To qualify for an internship, a student must be in their second year or higher, maintain a 2.5 GPA or higher, declare a major or majors and career goals, have completed at least two or more classes relating to the declared major, enroll in a work experience class, and have a motivated attitude to achieve their career goals. To apply, register on the Los Rios Internships & Career Services – LINCS to HIRE Education System which can be found in this link. After registering for the interested program, contact LINCS to HIRE staff at 916-558-2383 or 916-558-2069.

The Co-op Work Experience Education and Internship Program is a beneficial option for students in Sacramento City College.  The program will enhance students’ learning experience and career skills through training that are necessary for their potential career job.