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Student Information

2013 Intern and Employer Meeting and Awards Ceremony

Benefits of becoming an intern

  • Connect the classroom to the real world
  • Gain hands-on experience
  • Engage in networking opportunities
  • Increase professional skills
  • Expand your resume
  • Build professional relationships
  • Obtain mentor

Eligibility for internship program

  • Current Moraine Valley student in credit courses
  • Completed one academic college semester at Moraine Valley
  • Be in good academic (2.0 or better GPA) and good student standing
  • Be legally eligible to work in the United States*
  • Register on College Central Network

Steps to being approved to view internships

  • Register on College Central Network (CCN) Services
  • Attend internship orientation conducted by Internship Manager. Contact (708) 974-5737 for dates and times
  • Review Weekly Internship Report At-A-Glance for available internships
  • Apply directly to company offering internship
  • Interview directly with company offering internship
  • Accept offer of internship from company
  • Inform Internship manager and faculty of decision
  • Complete memo of understanding

*The law requires employers to hire only individuals who may legally work in the United States: citizens and nationals of the United States, lawful permanent residents, and aliens authorized to work. To comply with the law, employers must verify the identity and employment authorization of each person they hire, complete and retain a Form I-9 for each employee, and refrain from discriminating against individuals on the basis of national origin or citizenship. (Source: Handbook for Employers, Instructions for Completing Form I-9, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, April 2009)

Internship Employer of the Year Award

Nominations will be accepted starting Jan. 1, 2014.

Eligibility:

  • Moraine Valley Community College employer who hosted or is in process of hosting a Moraine Valley Intern between July 1, 2013, and June 30, 2014.
  • Completed nomination packet including nomination letter.
  • Internship Employer may be nominated by an student and/or a faculty member.

Deadline:

  • March 2014
  • Mail completed packet to Job Resource Center, Attn: Internship Manager, Moraine Valley Community College, 9000 West College Parkway, S202, Palos Hills, IL 60465-2478 or fax to (708) 974-8772.

Intern of the Year

Nominations will be accepted starting Jan. 1, 2014.

Eligibility:

  • Moraine Valley Community College student who completed or is in process of completing an internship between July 1, 2013, and June 30, 2014.
  • Completed nomination packet including nomination letter.
  • Student may self-nominate this year but all nomination packets must include a letter of support from the internship employer or faculty member.

Deadline:

  • March 2014
  • Mail completed packet to Job Resource Center, Attn: Internship Manager, Moraine Valley Community College, 9000 West College Parkway, S202, Palos Hills, IL 60465-2478 or fax to (708) 974-8772.

Job and Internship Fair

Disney College Program

Forms

2013 Employers and Intern nominees. Lorrie Nash, J&L Uniforms; Dale Dubois; Vincent Ryan; Laurie Anema, Moraine Valley Financial Aid Office. Not pictured: Intern nominee, Marlon Florido.

Majors that offer internship courses

There are several majors that offer internship courses.

  • Addictions Studies
  • Automotive Technology
  • Business
  • Child Care
  • Computer Graphics Digital Art/Design
  • Criminal Justice
  • Heating and Air Conditioning
  • Information Technology
  • Management Information Systems
  • Mechanical Design and Drafting/CAD
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Transcription
  • Office Systems and Applications
  • Paraprofessional Educator (independent study)
  • Recreation Management
  • Recreation Therapy
  • Restaurant/Hotel/Culinary Arts Management
  • Travel Business Management

Several majors offer courses to receive college credit for your internship.

Receiving academic credit for an internship is based on your academic department. Some degree programs require internships as part of the degree requirements. Consult with your academic advisor to determine if an internship is required for your degree program.

Please note: The Job Resource Center is not an academic department and is not authorized to award academic credit.