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​Cooperative Work Experience Program
Employer 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.
​​Benefits for Employers:
  • ​Create and maintain a relationship with Mt. San Jacinto College
  • Close the gap between classroom experience and job skills by providing real work experience
  • Select from a pool of advanced students to assist in current projects and assignments
  • Cost-effective program for recruiting potential hires and reducing turnover
  • Gives the business a chance to ensure today's student will become tomorrow's outstanding employee
  • Opportunity to provide feedback to faculty on necessary skills for the industry to update curriculum
​Employer Requirements:

STEP 1:       

        --> ​Identify any needs, special projects, and/or challenges that interns could be assigned.


--> Submit the Employer Intern Request Form to identify your needs and the desired qualifications you would like in a candidate.

STEP 3: 

​--> ​Create an employer account on Eagle Career Connection. Log-on to to register for an account and start uploading job and internship announcements.

--> Complete the MANDATORY District Affiliation Agreement.


--> Interview potential candidates and notify the CWEE office of candidate that is selected. 


--> Meet with student to review the CWEE Training Plan and develop 3 learning objectives that student should accomplish during internship.

STEP 7: 

--> Supervise student during internship and sign student’s timesheets.


--> Meet with Faculty Advisor at least once during the semester at your place of business.


--> Complete the Employer Evaluation of Student and review with student before submitting to Faculty Advisor.​


​Employer Forms:


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.