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Cooperative Work Experience Education Program
Student 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. 
Student Benefits:
  • ​Receive college credit for on-the-job experiences (paid or unpaid)
  • Add valuable on-the-job experience to resume
  • Learn and improve employment skills under actual working conditions
  • Apply classroom theory to real job experiences
  • Develop a better understanding of core job functions in the selected industry
  • Develop a better understanding of human relations in the workplace
  • Network with professionals
There are two types of Work Experience Programs:
  • Cooperative Work Experience:
    • ​Designed for students enrolled in a career-oriented discipline
    • Supervised work experience is directly related to student's career goal and is an integral part of the student's major
  • General Work Experience:
    • ​For students who want to explore career and work experience opportunities
    • Designed to help students develop career and workplace awareness
    • Does not need to be related to student's educational goal
    • Intent is to help students acquire desirable work habits and career awareness

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Frequently Asked Questions

Click here to see a list of frequently asked questions and the answers. Got more questions? Please contact the CWEE Office at 951-639-5567. 


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