Presentation on theme: "Why Enroll in a Work Experience Course?. Benefits to enrolling in Work Experience Improve your effectiveness in the workplace Learn the skills that will."— Presentation transcript:
Benefits to enrolling in Work Experience Improve your effectiveness in the workplace Learn the skills that will support advancement in your career Connect your classroom learning to your career by applying the skills you have learned Apply goal-setting techniques to achieve greater success both professionally and personally Earn college credit toward a certificate, degree, or to transfer Meet full-time student status for financial and other aid
SRJC's Work Experience Department offers General Work Experience (WRKEX 97) courses Occupational Work Experience (99) courses Internship (99i) courses Community Involvement (CI) courses Apprenticeship courses are offered through partnerships with local providers. As a Work Experience student, your jobsite is your classroom
Students learn to apply 21st century skills, also known as " soft skills," in a work environment. Soft skills include teamwork, effective communication, time management, adaptability, and problem solving. The skills you learn in a Work Experience course will help you to become the kind of employee employers want to hire, retain, and promote.
WHAT TO EXPECT Work Experience students are assigned an instructor who provides one-on- one instruction, meeting with you and your supervisor at your jobsite near the beginning and end of each semester. You will develop learning objectives in collaboration with your job supervisor. Your Assigned Instructor will be available to answer any questions that you may have and will support your success throughout the semester.
ATTENDANCE REQUIREMENT: Student must be employed by a licensed business for the duration of the semester for the minimum number of hours required based on number of units enrolled. COURSE REQUIREMENTS: Complete orientation and submit Orientation Credit Form 10 points Develop and complete 4 on-the-job learning objectives 80 points Responsiveness and interaction with Assigned Instructor 15 points Write a 3-page student report 25 points Complete 4 hours of work-related seminars or activities 20 points Total Possible Points: 150 points
Difference Between General Work Experience & Occupational Work Experience Courses For General Work Experience, a student can be employed by any licensed business. To qualify for Occupational Work Experience, a student's job must be related to his/her declared college major
FALL & SPRING SEMESTERS Units of Work Experience PAID Average Hours Worked Per Week Minimum Total Hours Required for Semester 15 hours75 hours 210 hours150 hours 315 hours225 hours 420 hours300 hours 525 hours375 hours 630 hours450 hours 7 Available for Occupational "99" Courses Only 35 hours525 hours 8 Available for Occupational "99" Courses Only 40 hours600 hour
STEPS TO COMPLETE YOUR ENROLLMENT Enroll in WRKEX 97 or WEOC 99 Purchase $8 Handbook at SRJC Bookstore Complete Orientation, online or in-person onlinein-person Complete Orientation Credit FormOrientation Credit Form Discuss objectives with your job supervisor Wait for instructor to contact you after Jan. 22
Questions??? Work Experience Web Site SANTA ROSA CAMPUS Bertolini Student Center 3rd floor, Room 4842 (707) 527-4329 Business Hours: Monday - Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. *Friday 8:00 a.m. to noon *Closed Fridays during summer semester Santa Rosa Campus Map PETALUMA CAMPUS John M. Jacobs Hall Resource Center, Room 116 (707) 778-3920 Business Hours vary Office closed during summer semester Petaluma Campus Map