Student Employment & Cooperative Education
Employment in this occupation in 2014 was somewhat larger than the statewide average for all occupations. The total number of job openings is projected to be somewhat higher than the statewide average number of job openings for all occupations through 2024. This occupation is expected to grow at a somewhat faster rate than the statewide average growth rate for all occupations through 2024.
Reasonable employment opportunities exist largely due to the significant number of job openings projected for this occupation.
Employers in this field have the option of contacting PCC and posting their employment opportunities for PCC students and graduates. To have these employment opportunities sent directly to your email account, contact Cassie Shearholdt.
Cooperative Education is a nationally recognized program that allows you to earn elective college credit, while gaining valuable on the job experience in your major area of study. You can practice the skills you've learned in the classroom in real job settings. With cooperative education (sometimes called co-op, internship or practicum) you gain practical work experience, make informed career decisions, and gain an advantage in the job market through the cooperative effort of you, the college and an employer.
Cooperative Education is not a required course for DST students, but they may take it as an elective. For information regarding jobs and internships, contact:
Cassie Shearholdt, Careers & Jobs Specialist
Rock Creek Building 9, Room 119