So maybe you’re the kind of student who learns by doing. Or maybe you just like to work and gain experience that way. If so, we have just the thing for you: WRKEX or Work Experience. Work Experience is a course like any other.
Anyone who wants to strengthen work related skills and any student who is currently working, volunteering or planning to work.
To register for this class, you need to attend an orientation. Dates for the orientation are listed in the Schedule of Classes. The orientation with our Faculty Advisor is necessary to the program. That’s how we determine the appropriate number of units you can register for and give you other info you need.Please bring your employer information (supervisor’s full name, employer address and phone number) with you to the orientation. Frequently Asked Questions
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For General Work Experience courses, you can take a maximum of 3 units per semester and 6 units for lifetime. For Occupational Experience courses, the maximum is 4 units per semester and 16 units for lifetime.
Yes. The Work Study Program and the Work Experience Program are two different programs. You’re welcome to participate in these two programs at the same time.
Absolutely! You can transfer all of the units you take in the Work Experience program to a California State University.
Not every private college accepts the Work Experience units. Check with the Admission office at colleges where you would like to apply to see if they accept the Work Experience units.
No.You need to have a job when you are in the program.
No. The Work Experience program only recognizes your work hours during the enrollment period.