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Application acceptance & student enrollment is pending Work Experience Instructor availability AND student employment duties falling within the designated areas.

Spring 2015

January 20 - May 27, 2015

Important Student Participation Notification

Students interested in participating in the Work Experience Program must be aware of the following requirements:
  1. The participating student must be employed with an organization either as a paid or non-paid employee prior to submission of Student Application Packet.

The student must find his/her own employment. 

This program is not Federal Work Study.

  1. The participating student must be enrolled in a SJDC course or courses for the participating semester, including late starting courses. The student must be on the officially enrolled in the course; the wait list does not meet the requirement.

 Your employment duties must fall within the designated areas


If the student has any unpaid fees or registration issues which would delay enrollment into the program, Student Application Packet will automatically be disqualified.

If a student is unable to complete the average number of hours per week, the student will not earn the unit(s) requested from the program. Please review your employment schedule prior to submission and discuss the requirement with your supervisor.

Application Deadline:

Friday, January 30, 2015 by Noon

Program Overview

The Work Experience Program is designed for college students who are enrolled in a course(s) at San Joaquin Delta College, while working as paid or non-paid/volunteer employees. The Work Experience Program provides the student an opportunity to develop marketable skills, abilities, attitudes and work habits appropriate to successful employment in a career field.

Students enrolled in the Work Experience Program may earn from 1- 4 units of college credit per participating semester. The number of units requested by the student is directly dependent on the number of completed on-the-job hours. The student may earn a total of 16 units from the program. 

Participating students MUST be employed either in a paid or non paid/volunteer position with an organization AND officially enrolled in a course or courses at San Joaquin Delta College for the participating semester prior to submitting the Student Application Packet. This includes late starting courses.

The program does not find employment for interested students.

  • Under paid employment status the student is required to complete 75 on-the-job hours for each Work Experience unit requested on the application. 
  • Under non-paid /volunteer employment status the student is required to complete 60 on-the-job hours for each Work Experience unit requested on the application. 

Please see How To Determine Units for clarification. 

The student is responsible for completing the following assignments during the participating semester:

  • Student Learning Objectives,
  • (3) three monthly reports,
  • and submit the Employer Evaluation to the faculty supervisor.

The employer is required to review and approve the student learning objectives, monthly reports, complete the employer evaluation provided by the student and meet with Work experience instructor to review the student progress during the semester.

The student will be awarded credit for the Work Experience units requested upon completion and submission of the employer evaluation, completion of required number of hours for units requested, and completion of required assignments by the submission deadlines.

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Contact Information



Applied Science, Business & Technology Division

Holt Building, Room 140

Telephone: (209) 954 - 5230


Hours of Operation:  

Monday - Friday     8:00 am - 5:00 pm


After - Hours Drop Box Available



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5151 Pacific Ave
Stockton, California 95207
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