Downtown Business Hub

Project Purpose: Provide hands-on internships at businesses within Downtown Hub in FresnoOrganizing Entity: Fresno Area Hispanic FoundationHours: 60 after school Compensation: $120Number of Students: 38Industry/Occupation: AnyLocation: Fresno, CAProject Timeline: Semester or full yearFunding/Sponsors:Internship Type: One-on-one Internship, Co-Op EducationIndustry and/or Support Partners: Fresno Area Hispanic FoundationChallenges: Poor attendance, performance,and maturity.Key Components: Interview/selection/placement, Completion of 60 internship hours, student reflection, business partner follow up/ evaluation.3 Year Goal: Students working for internship placement […]

Sequoia Riverlands Trust – Land Stewardship

Project Purpose: Provide hands-on work-based learning opportunities for students to gain valuable work experience developing and implementing plans to support a variety of objectives on Sequoia Riverlands Trust Preserves.Organizing Entity: Sequoia Riverlands TrustHours: 20-60 per yearCompensation: UnpaidNumber of Students: OpenIndustry/Occupation: Agriculture and Natural Resources, Building and Construction Trades, Energy, Environment, and Utilities, Engineering and Architecture, Hospitality, Tourism, and RecreationLocation: Kaweah Oaks […]

Business Internship Program

Project Purpose: To expose our students to the work environment they are pursuing.Organizing Entity: West Hills College LemooreHours: 60Compensation: Academic Credit (60 hours = 1 unit)Number of Students: 7-15Industry/Occupation: Arts, Media, and Entertainment, Business and Finance, Education, Child Development, and Family Services, Engineering and Architecture, Information and Communication Technologies, Manufacturing and Product Development, Marketing Sales and Service, Public ServiceLocation: College of the […]

Programming Academy

Project Purpose: To provide training and work experiences for aspiring software developers.Organizing Entity: West Hills College LemooreHours: 60+Compensation: VariesNumber of Students: 15Industry/Occupation: Information and Communication TechnologiesLocation: Fresno, CAProject Timeline: SemesterFunding/Sponsors: PendingInternship Type: Work Experience, Industry-driven ProjectIndustry and/or Support Partners: BitWise Industries, Inc & GeekWise Academy, West Hills College and K12 PartnersChallenges: Potential language barriers, limited internet access and digital literacy, and transportation.Key Components: Provides coding and programming skills […]

Hospitality Chef Apprentice

Project Purpose: To provide students with hands-on experience in hospitality and tourism careers.Organizing Entity: West Hills College LemooreHours: Compensation:Number of Students:Industry/Occupation: Hospitality, Tourism, and RecreationLocation: Project Timeline: Funding/Sponsors: PendingInternship Type: Work ExperienceIndustry and/or Support Partners: West Hills College LemooreChallenges: To build program awareness and develop industry partnerships.Key Components: Successful industry partnerships.3 Year Goal: Additional Info: Contact: Amy Babb, West Hills College Lemoore, 559-250-3901,      

Medical Assistance Program

Project Purpose: To provide students with first line experience in the healthcare field.Organizing Entity: Kaweah Delta Medical CenterHours: 50-60 hours Compensation: UnpaidNumber of Students: VariesIndustry/Occupation: Health Science and Medical TechnologyLocation: Visalia, CAProject Timeline: 4 monthsFunding/Sponsors: Kaweah Delta Health Care DistrictInternship Type: Work Experience, Clinical ExperienceIndustry and/or Support Partners: Visalia Unified School DistrictChallenges: To provide a meaningful experience.Key Components: 3 Year Goal: Additional Info: Contact: Lindi Funston, Kaweah Delta Health Care District, 559-624-5458;      

Teacher Preparation

Project Purpose: To provide practical and verifiable workplace learning by developing practicum, field experience and work experiences that provide both college credit and structure for the placement of future teachers in a variety of classrooms and related settings.Organizing Entity: Visalia Chamber of CommerceHours: 60+ hours per semesterCompensation: PaidNumber of Students: VariesIndustry/Occupation: Education, Child Development, and Family ServicesLocation: Lemoore, CAProject Timeline: Each semesterFunding/Sponsors: Internship Type: Teacher Preparation, […]

STEM Internships

Project Purpose: To teach core entrepreneurial skills to middle and high school students.Organizing Entity: College of the SequoiasHours: 100Compensation: $1,000 scholarship/stipendNumber of Students: 10Industry/Occupation: Manufacturing and Product Development Location: Tulare & Kings CountiesProject Timeline: Internships in May and JuneFunding/Sponsors: Edison International Internship Type: One-on-one internshipIndustry and/or Support Partners: College of the Sequoias, Edison International, Tulare County Office of EducationChallenges: Pilot projectKey Components: 100 hour internship for $1,000 stipend/scholarship3 […]

Career Kids Campaign

Project Purpose: To provide Porterville area elementary students the opportunity to experience career themed presentations produced and performed by the Performing Arts students of Harmony Magnet Academy.Organizing Entity: Porterville Unified School DistrictHours: 200 hours per studentCompensation: Academic CreditNumber of Students: VariesIndustry/Occupation: Arts, Media, and EntertainmentLocation: Porterville Project Timeline: Spring semesterFunding/Sponsors: Porterville Pathways OfficeInternship Type: Work experience Industry and/or Support Partners: Porterville Pathways Program, Harmony Magnet […]

COS Metal Fabricator Internship

Project Purpose: To provide students on-the-job training, providing them the opportunity to gain work based skills in a practical real world setting.Organizing Entity: College of the SequoiasHours: 8 hours per week for an entire semesterCompensation: PaidNumber of Students: VariesIndustry/Occupation: Agriculture and Natural Resources, Manufacturing and Product DevelopmentLocation: Tulare CountyProject Timeline: Every semester Funding/Sponsors: US Farm SystemsInternship Type: On-the-job trainingIndustry and/or Support Partners: College of the SequoiasChallenges: Scaling […]