Work Experience Education Program

Work Experience Education (WEE) provides a tremendous benefit to both students and employers. Students have an opportunity to explore their career path prior to graduation. Employers can preview talented students, who are applying practical academic studies in their workplace.

Do you currently work?

Are you in an internship, or volunteering?

Receive CSU transferable college credit for the hours you are currently working, interning, or volunteering!

  • Earn between 0.5 - 4 units *
  • Non-traditional course with flexible times
  • Units count towards your electives credit units
  • Polish your employability skills with our built-in workshops

Students can earn 0.5 - 4 units of college credit during the semester. The courses available and unit breakdown is as follows:

Units  Course Offerings Required Hours
0.5 Coop Ed 095 27 hours - 54 hours
1 Coop Ed 095 54 hours - 107 hours
2 Coop Ed 295 108 hours - 161 hours
3 Coop Ed 395 162 - 215 hours
4 Coop Ed 495 216+ hours



Hours worked prior to receiving add code will not be counted.

Mission Statement

The Work Experience Education (WEE) Program is an important component of the education and training that students receive at West Los Angeles College. WEE courses help students apply their classroom-based learning in an actual work environment. These courses provide experiential learning activities to strengthen student learning and reinforce the student’s effective work habits, attitudes, and career awareness, thereby enhancing the student’s marketable skills.

The WEE Program adheres to the regulations for Work Experience Education outlined in Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations and in the Los Angeles Community College District Work Experience Plan.


Andrea Rodriguez-Blanco
Work Experience Coordinator
Phone: (310) 287-7215
Phone: (310) 848-7400
We are available Online