College Internship Program

The College Internship Program provides students meaningful internship employment with firms and contractors performing work on the Build Program that reinforce an academic pathway to careers in Science Technology Engineering Art and Mathematics (STEAM) versus short-term job placement.  The College Internship Program works in professional collaboration with Industry Partners to identify internship opportunities and provide students an avenue to engage, learn and pursue STEAM academic pathways and careers in architecture, engineering, construction, construction management, and IT disciplines. 

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The College Internship Program also seeks to:

  • Develop work readiness to increase student success in professional work environment.

  • Provide students an opportunity to contribute to the design, construction and operations of campus facilities.

  • Create long-term mentorship opportunities for students.

Industry Partners

Industry Partners will benefit from having ready access to enthusiastic, bright LACCD college students who are eager to learn and help their internship employers achieve project and company goals. Additionally, Industry Partners may tap into Work Opportunity Tax Credits, On-The-Job Training incentives and other program services provided by State or Federal programs to offset the cost of hiring LACCD student interns.

Businesses interested in becoming an Industry Partner to provide internship opportunities, please contact Mareta Zuniga at (323) 981-7224 or mareta.zuniga@build-laccd.org.

ACES Engineering Pathway Program

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The College Internship Program also includes the ACES (Architecture Construction Engineering Students) Engineering Pathway Program that provides local high school students an opportunity to co-enroll in community college to begin their academic pathway into a STEAM-related discipline. ACES seeks to engage, expose and challenge students to explore architecture, engineering and construction careers by capitalizing on the Build Program, college STEAM course offerings, and Los Angeles strong industry base.

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Internship Application

The LACCD College Internship Program is a key component of the Bond Program that can be realized through collaborative effort engaging businesses, college faculty, and students seeking to enrich their academic education with work experience that will assist them in their career preparation. If you are a LACCD student interested in participating in the College Internship Program, please complete and submit the college internship application.

If you are a firm providing services to the Build Program and would like to hire an intern please contact: Mareta Zuniga at (323) 981-7224.
    
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