Work Experience and Internship Program
The Work Experience and Internship Program exists to help students have the best internship experience possible while earning units toward their degree or certificate.
Position Yourself for Success
Internships give you the chance to explore your interests, find out what inspires you, and build a professional network. Plus, internships often lead to full-time employment!
If you are already working in your chosen career path, then turning your job into an internship can help you increase your advancement opportunities – such as getting a promotion or taking on higher-level job responsibilities.
Make an appointment with Cosumnes River College's Work Experience Program Office to get started. Then, check out our helpful guides and resources for students:
Only phone or video appointments are available at this time. In-person appointments are not available. Appointments can be scheduled up to two weeks in advance. Please plan ahead. Appointments fill up quickly, so schedule early for the best choice of days and times. You must have a Student ID to access the Work Experience and Internships Online Appointment System.
- A desktop or laptop computer works best. Smart phones and tablets may work, but are limited in what they can do.
- A working webcam.
- A working microphone.
- Web browsers: Google Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Edge, and Safari (desktop or iOS) required, or a smartphone with the Zoom app downloaded. Internet Explorer is not compatible.
Appointments are available through the Work Experience and Internships Online Appointment System for:
- Internship Assistance
- Resume Assistance
- Interview Preparation
- Job Search/Application Assistance
- Handshake Assistance
- Work Experience Questions
Internship Guide for Students
Use our Internship Guide for Students to learn how to find an internship, build a resume, and prepare for an interview.
Work Experience Guide for Students
Use our Work Experience Guide for Students to learn which WEXP course you should enroll in and how many units you can earn in a semester.
Handshake Job and Internship Platform
Handshake is a modern, easy-to-use platform where students and alumni can find full-time and part-time internships and jobs as well as volunteer opportunities.
Programs Participating in Work Experience
Find a list of all Los Rios programs that participate in the Work Experience Internship Program.
The Firefighter Internship Program is a collaborative effort between our Work Experience and Internship Program and the Cosumnes Community Services District Fire Department.
Upcoming WEXP Events
from 12:00 to 1:00 pm
from 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Monday to Thursday
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Friday by appointment
Campus currently closed; services offered remotely.
Library Building, L 217
Inside Career & Transfer Center