Bakersfield College

BC Culinary students

Work Experience

General Information

Work Experience is a course that allows you to earn college credit through the experience you obtain at your worksite. To enroll you MUST be currently employed or working in an unpaid volunteer position AND your position MUST be related to your major in order to be considered eligible. If you are not currently employed, please visit the CTE Internship page for information and eligibilty for internship placement. Work Experience can me taken a maximum of 2 semesters at 4 units per semester. There have been some changes to the work experience program and courses will now be listed as major specific.

The following major courses are approved for work experience/internships:

Agriculture, Nutrion and Culinary Arts

  • Ag Business (ANGBS B48WE)
  • Animal Science (ANSC B48WE)
  • Crop Science (CRPS B48WE)
  • Food Service (FDSV B48WE)
  • Forestry (FORE B48WE)
  • Mechanical Ag (MCAG B48WE)
  • Ornamental Horticulture (ORNH B48WE)

Business

  • Business Administration (BSAD B48WE)
  • Computer Science (COMP B48WE)

Industrial Technology

  • Architecture (ARCH B48WE)
  • Automotive (AUTO B48WE)
  • Construction (CNST B48WE)
  • Electronics (ELET B48WE)
  • Industrial Drawing (INDR B48WE)
  • Industrial Technology (INDT B48WE)
  • Manufacturing (MFGT B48WE)
  • Welding (WELD B48WE)

Healthcare

  • Nursing (NURS B48WE) *Restricted

Work Experience allows you to earn college credit through meeting several requirements, which are listed in the Work Experience Course Handbook that can be printed for your use.

In order to participate in the Work Experience program the following five (5) steps are REQUIRED and are the responsibility of the student. You must complete the required steps in order to ensure your enrollment in the course. Once you have completed all five (5) steps, you will be contacted by an assigned coordinator who will coordinate completion of your coursework so that you may earn credit and a grade.

If you have difficulty completing these steps please contact the Work Experience office at 395-4580 or stop by the office located in the Family and Consumer Education (FACE) Building, Room 16 (campus map).

Application Process

Kern Community College District