For most students, getting a good job is the major goal of their educational plan and EOPS has developed a student Vocational Internship Program (VIP) to meet that goal! Many employers want to hire only experienced workers, but how will a person get experience without a job? That's where we come in. The VIP places a student in a paid internship during the spring semester. Placement is in the vocational field of training pertaining to the student's major. Many interns have been hired as regular employees after completing their internships.
1. Must be a current EOPS student
2. Have completed 30 or more units
3. Have a minimum GPA of 2.0
4. Must plan to enroll in 9 or more units for spring semester
5. Must have at least $1800 unmet need as determined by the Financial Aid Office
6. Must attend VIP Information Session session for an application
7. Must be in “Good Standing” with EOPS
Recruitment for the VIP takes place in October of each year for placement in the Spring semester and is open to EOPS students only.
If you have any questions, please contact Ernie Garcia at (559)442-8231, or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.