Work-Based Learning Orientation

Work-Based Learning Orientation and Information

 

Having work experience in your field of study is one of the best ways to get the job you want after graduation.  You can gain this valuable experience while still in school!


Work-Based Learning Program:

Provides you the opportunity to translate classroom theories into practical applications on the job. It is a credit course which tells your future employers that not only did you perform to the specifications of your internship or co-op, but that you also met LCCC's standards of academic performance. Opportunities exist with local employers as well as LCCC's own Innovation Fund entrepreneurs. You can also earn credit for a current job in your field of study.

Benefits Of Work-Based Learning

  • Sharpen the skills that employers value
  • Apply your classroom learning in the workplace
  • Increase your self-confidence / interpersonal skills
  • Make valuable contacts in the field
  • Gain experience that looks good on your résumé
  • Obtain an entry on your transcript which will show you have experience in your field
  • Gain insights helpful in your career and academic planning and
  • Earn money to help with your college expenses (if it is a paid WBL experience)
Who Qualifies for Work-Based Learning

You qualify for a WBL Experience if you:

  • Are enrolled in an approved program at LCCC
  • Have completed a sufficient number of credit hours in your program: 12 credit hours for an internship., 15 credit hours for a co-op. Co-ops must have completed 6 credit hours in their major
  • Have a 2.0 GPA overall, a 2.5 in your major for a co-op
  • Have divisional approval
  • For co-op credit, the work placement must be related to your major

You have successfully completed the Work-Based Learning Orientation.

Prior to meeting with the Internship and Co-op Coordinator, please click here to complete a short, REQUIRED survey.

To schedule your individual appointment, contact the office by phone 440-366-4076, email careers@lorainccc.edu, or in person at Employment and Career Services on the first floor of the Community Resource Center.

You must also register in the CareerLink Job, Internship and Co-Op Database before your appointment. Please bring a draft or copy of your resume to the appointment.

Announcements

Extended Hours

Enrollment and Financial Services, located on the first floor of the Bass Library, will offer extended hours through August including some Saturday hours. 

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Register Today!

Register today for Fall classes. Classes begin August 25. Learn more and register today at www.lorainccc.edu/register.  

Convocation Office Closure

All LCCC offices will be closed 8:30-11:30 a.m., Wednesday, August 20, 2014 for Convocation.

Earn College Credit For Work and Life Experience

Attend an information session for Prior Learning Assessment and find out about the methods used to help you earn college credit for what you have learned through work and life experiences.
 
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Campus Tours

Tours for new and prospective LCCC student will be offered at 10 a.m. on Tuesdays and at 4 p.m. on Thursdays through August 21. This is a great way to become familiar with campus and find classes for the upcoming semester. No registration is necessary. Simply show up at the Student Life desk on the second floor of College Center.

MyUniversity

Students can save up to 80 percent on the cost of a traditional college degree. Learn more at www.lorainccc.edu/myuniversity.

MyTuition Guarantee

LCCC students now have the opportunity to participate in the MyTuition Guarantee. This new program holds tuition and fee rates for students registering in fall 2014 and spring 2015 for up to three years or until the completion of a degree, whichever comes first.
  
Click here to learn more and to complete the Completion Pledge. 

Lorain County WIN

LCCC and the JVS have launched Lorain County WIN (Workforce Innovation Network), a new partnership providing workforce training to Lorain County. Learn more at www.loraincountywins.com.

Hours of Operation

Please note that campus service hours have been adjusted for summer semester. For a list of updated service hours, please visit www.lorainccc.edu/hours