Experiential learning, typically an internship, co-op or apprenticeship, is a learning
approach that combines academic studies with work experience that is related to a
student s program of study. These experiences offers an opportunity to enhance the
student s total learning experience through a paid or non-paid assignment to a supervised
What are the Eligibility Requirements?
A student must have completed at least 12 credit hours at Spartanburg Community College
A student must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0
How does the Student Benefit?
Expands learning beyond the classroom
Applies new skills and experiences to classroom instruction
Gains academic credit toward graduation
Develops professional work and human relations skills
Grows in self-confidence, maturity and judgment
How does the Employer Benefit?
Cost-effective recruitment and training of potential career employees
Access to pre-screened, motivated students with a wide range of skills
Increased employee retention
Low-risk supervisory experience for present employees
An opportunity to participate in and influence the educational process