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Employer Information

The Work Experience Education (WEE) program helps students achieve their educational and career goals through internships. This is a unique experience for students because it provides an opportunity to combine classroom education with mentored work experience.

Benefits for Employers:

  • Create and maintain a relationship with West Los Angeles College.
  • Close the gap between classroom experience and job skills by providing real work experience.
  • Improves employer/employee communication through objective evaluation.
  • Results in improved employee job skills and productivity.
  • Assists with the development of employer/employee goals through learning objectives.
  • Enhances employee motivation, thus reducing training costs.
  • Select from a pool of advanced students to assist in current projects and assignments.
  • Cost-effective program for recruiting potential hires and reducing turnover.
  • Opportunity to provide feedback to faculty on necessary skills for the industry to update curriculum.

Information for Current Employers

Employers are a crucial part of the three-way relationship established by the Work Experience Education Program. As a current employer, you are expected to participate in the following ways throughout the semester. You can scroll down to the bottom of the page to access all forms.

At the beginning of the semester:

  • Work with employee to create 3 objectives that they will work on over the course of the semester
  • Review and approve employee's program application

During the semester:

  • Submit the Employer Midterm Evaluation which consists of a few yes or no questions regarding the employee's performance

At the end of the semester:

  • Sign employee's Timesheet Summary Statement to verify the hours that they worked on during the semester
  • Submit the Employer End of Term Evaluation


How to Participate:

  1. Identify any needs, special projects, and/or challenges that interns could be assigned
  2. Submit the Employer Intern Request Form to identify your needs and the desired qualifications you would like in a candidate.

  3. Approve the Workplace Learning Objectives Agreement that will be sent by email via the College Central Network.
  4. Interview potential candidates and notify the WEE office of candidate that is selected.
  5. Complete the items listed under Information for Current Employers



Andrea Rodriguez-Blanco, Job Placement & Work Experience Coordinator
Email: @email
Phone: (310) 287-7215
Phone: (310) 848-7400 (text)

College Central

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