Students may earn and apply a maximum of twenty semester hours (2 units) of community service and/or service learning experience, approved by the school, toward graduation requirements. These experiences may include, but are not limited to, field or service experiences, work experiences, volunteering with community organizations, and internships.
Community Based experiences include:
Field/Service Experiences – Unpaid volunteer work or research related to structured classroom activities. 180 hours = 5 semester hours (.50 units)
Work Experience – Compensated work. 270 hours = 5.0 semester hours (.50 units). Any Student interested in the work-study program can download an application for approval from the links below. You will need a credit check along with a recommendation from your counselor. The application is filled out by you, your parent/guardian, employer and returned to your advisor for approval.
- Work Study Application and Guidelines.pdf
- Work Study Application and Guidelines.rtf
- Work Study Application and Guidelines.doc
Internships – Paid or unpaid time spent gaining supervised practical experience.