Internships offer students invaluable experiential education integrating classroom study with real world supervised career related training. Gain experience in your field, develop a professional network, strengthen your skills, and obtain career preparation assistance.
The SCATE Center coordinates and administers the internship program. SCATE is responsible for assisting students to develop internship employment opportunities and for referring qualified students to fill positions posted by participating regional employers.
SCATE’s internship program is a unique plan of education that integrates classroom study with paid and supervised career related education. Students participate off campus with local industry partners and gain invaluable skills and pay for their work. Once a student has secured an internship position, SCATE, the employer, and the student meets to complete the internship documentation and agreements.
Internships are available in Engineering Technologies, Industrial Maintenance, Machine Tool, Automotive, HVAC, and Network Management Systems-Computer Information Technology disciplines.
After completing the online application, someone from the SCATE center will schedule a follow up appointment with you to discuss local internship opportunities and resume preparation.
The student is expected to maintain good standards of performance and work relationships throughout the work period. Students are also expected to discuss any problems arising on the job with the student's employer, faculty advisor, or the internship coordinator.
In order to participate and enroll in internship education, the student must meet the following criteria: