Orientation & Enrollment

Students interested in the internship academy must secure their internship and attend an orientation prior to enrollment. The Career Center offers a number of resources that can help you prepare for a job or internship.

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Fall 2020 Internship Academy – ITRN A392

August 24 – December 11, 2020

Students must attend one orientation before enrolling in this course.  Please pre-register for the virtual orientation in order to receive the Zoom meeting link.

Date Time Location
Wednesday, July 29, 2020 2:00 p.m. Click here to Register
Tuesday, August 4, 2020 11:00 a.m. Click here to Register
Thursday, August 13, 2020 10:00 a.m. Click here to Register
Monday, August 17, 2020​ 2:00 p.m. Click here to Register​
Wednesday, August 19, 2020 12:00 p.m. Click here to Register
Thursday, August 27, 2020 11:00 a.m. Click here to Register

​Please contact the internship instructor if you cannot attend orientation, Katie Ottoson at ksnyder9@occ.cccd.edu.


Enrollment Requirements

Those enrolling in the internship academy must be a current OCC student or alumni. After required paperwork is submitted to the internship office, the “ADD” authorization code will be provided to the student. Additionally, the following requirements must be met:

  • Attend an internship academy orientation 
  • Find your own internship
  • Internship experience must be related to your Career Education major
  • Internship must be in a supervised ​​​setting
  • Be a currently enrolled OCC student during fall semester
  • Have identified the major or certificate you intend to pursue
  • Completed at least one course in your major
  • ​​International students please contact the International Students Center for enrollment requirements 
  • We do not assign internship work sites



Summer 2020 Internship Academy 

Due to the COVID-19 situation, we have made the difficult decision to not offer the Internship Academy course during the Summer 2020 term. Please know that we are closely following public health and campus updates and guidelines as we tentatively plan for the Fall 2020 semester. Check back later for more information. In the meantime, you can contact Katie Ottoson (Internship Academy Instructor/Career Counselor) at ksnyder9@occ.cccd.edu(opens in new window) for any questions, comments, or concerns you may have.

We apologize for any inconvenience during this unprecedented time. Thank you in advance for your understanding.


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