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EOPS offers supervised work experience to assist students in acquiring desirable work habits, attitudes, and career awareness.

The top skills employers are looking for include:

  • Communication Skills (verbal and written)
  • Flexibility and the ability to handle multiple tasks
  • Problem Solving/Critical Thinking Skills
  • Multicultural Sensitivity and Awareness
  • Computer Expertise
  • Leadership Ability
  • Research Skills

If you are asking yourself, "How do I gain these skills?" -that is a good question. Work experience allows us to build our skills in the areas listed above. It gives us the opportunity to combine the theory we learn in the classroom with practical, real world experiences. It is this combination that prepares us for success!

Class Description
Course Name Units
WEX 110 General Cooperative Work Experience Education 1-3

75 hours paid or 60 hours unpaid work experience per unit.
Supervised work experience to assist students in acquiring desirable work habits, attitudes and career awareness. Jobs may or may not be directly related to students’ educational goals.

Prerequisite: None

The Work Experience 110 course is a great opportunity to gain real work experience, while working towards your educational goal.

Sign up for the class during the standard registration schedule.

Call the EOPS office or your counselor for more information.


Career Technical Education

This web site is supported by Carl D. Perkins VTEA IC funds through the System. Office, California Community Colleges,
Grant #08-C01-020

Revised  April 21, 2011
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