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 American River College's Work Experience Program Office to get started. Then, check out our helpful guides and resources for students:
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 American River College programs that participate in the Work Experience and Internship Program.
Work Experience and Internship Workshop Recordings
Watch recordings of past Work Experience and Internship workshops.
Gain occupational training that combines paid employment, on-the-job training, and job-related college instruction.
Schedule an Appointment Online
Use our self-service system to schedule an appointment. Appointments are available for resume/cover letter evaluations, mock interviews, internship referral, and program information.
from 2:00 to 3:00 pm
from 12:00 to 1:00 pm