Internship and Practicum for Employers

Internship and Practicum

 

 

What is It?

Internship

The internship and practicum program at Westmoreland is a unique plan of education that integrates classroom study with planned and supervised career-related work experience.  With this program employers have the opportunity to assist the college in preparing the students for employment in today’s work environment.

 

Currently, the Career Development Center Coordinates internships in the following majors:

  • Accounting
  • Business
  • Computer Information Systems
  • Engineering Science and Industrial Technology
  • Graphic Design and Animation
  • Human Services/Social Work (Practicum)
  • Medical/Health Care Management
  • Multimedia and Photography
  • Office Technology
  • Web Technology

 

What are the benefits?

 

  • The program serves as an opportunity to screen and recruit potential employees
  • The program serves as a way to train potential employees
  • The program provides a way for employers to give back to community
  • The program is an excellent opportunity for ‘branding’ the company
  • Interns are typically enthusiastic and highly motivated
  • Reduced recruitment costs

 Please see Employer Internship Form link if you are interested in hosting an intern.

 For further information contact:

                Cheryl Noel

                Coordinator Career Development

                724-925-4058

                noelc@westmoreland.edu