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Tony Philcox Dedicates Time to Psychology Service Learning

The Psychology department has provided community opportunities for students to integrate meaningful community service and gain work experience in the field of psychology — called Student Service Learning and Internship Opportunities. In 2016, Professor of Psychology Tony Philcox started a Service Learning program through a developmental psychology class at the Coalition for the Homeless in downtown Orlando. […]

Internship Applications for Spring 2019 Now Being Accepted

A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona, and Poinciana Campuses Please encourage your students to check out their options for internships; the deadline is Friday, November 30, 2018. Students looking for additional information can visit the Internships and Workforce Services website.

Promoting Work-based Learning Outside of the Classroom

Education is important, but, as professionals, we know that attaining degrees is only part of the equation. It’s also imperative that students gain real-life experience. That’s why Internship and Workforce Services offers two job fairs each year, one of which was held Thursday, October 4, 2018, on West Campus. This event attracted 175 students and […]

Deadline Approaching for Students to Take Advantage of...

It is important for our students to step out of the classroom for some valuable, hands-on experience in the workforce. Consequently, Valencia’s Education for Sustainability Office is expanding the scope of education for our students by increasing students’ civic engagement, while improving livability in our community, through summer internships and service learning opportunities. The City of Orlando’s […]

Internship and Part-Time Job Fair Scheduled for...

A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona and Poinciana Campuses Internship and Workforce Services is hosting an Internship and Part-Time Job Fair on Thursday, October 26, 2017, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on the West Campus. To help open this opportunity to Osceola Campus students, Student Development is sponsoring bus transportation to […]

Biotech Students Hit the Road in Search of Internships...

A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona and Poinciana Campuses One of the goals of the Lake Nona Campus Plan is to increase the number of internships on campus by 20 percent, and efforts are being made in a variety of program areas to reach this goal. For example, on Thursday, May 4, […]

HR Topics: Unpaid Internships

Have you ever thought about hiring an intern in your department? An unpaid intern can be a great asset to your team; however, there are specific guidelines within the Florida Labor Standards Act (FLSA) that must be followed to ensure the student’s educational needs are being met through the internship experience. Unpaid internship opportunities are available for […]

Encourage Students to Gain Work Experience; It’s...

The Internship and Workforce Services (IWS) department’s spring 2016 internship application period is Monday, October 19, 2015 – Friday, December 4, 2015. All faculty and staff are urged to encourage students to apply. According to IWS, employers increasingly want the college graduates that they hire to have related work experience. Participating in the internship program […]

Internships/Work-Study Students Assist with Built...

By Andrew Ray, Professor, Building Construction Technology and Pat Lynch, Instructional Assistant, Sr. In addition to students completing traditional-format internships with local construction companies and manufacturers, the Division of Engineering, Computer Programming and Technology (ECPT) has enjoyed great success over the last two years with the services and support of interns and work-study students. Patricia […]

Valencia Intern Meets Local Political Leaders

A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola & Lake Nona Campuses Janaura Chacon is a student at the Osceola Campus studying Business Administration. She is currently participating in an internship with Goodwin Realty & Associates, and as part of her internship, she was invited to attend the St. Cloud Greater Osceola Chamber of Commerce quarterly […]