Technical Internship Program

The Southern Union State Community College (SUSCC) Technical Internship Program provides field-of-study-related work experience for students who are pursuing a degree and/or certificates in one of the SUSCC programs of study and establishes and strengthen the relationship between the Company and the College in order to ensure mutual reinforcement between college curricula and the world of work.  The program is an educational opportunity based upon a cooperative arrangement by the College and employers to provide practical work experiences for students.

Program Objectives

  1. To provide qualified SUSCC students with supervised, work-based learning experiences through on-the-job work related to their field of study before graduation.

  2. To make available occupational experiences designed to assist interns in determining the professional fields for which they may be suited and identifying personal and professional areas of strength and opportunities for growth.

  3. To provide a no-obligation recruiting line of talent to the Company.

  4. To provide an avenue for the Company to express workforce needs and feedback regarding education and workforce alignment.

Prospective Interns

To be considered for participation in the internship program, an applicant must:

  • Attend Southern Union State Community College and declare major in a technical program.
  • Maintain an overall 3.0 GPA (minimum) in CTE core classes.
  • Maintain an overall 2.75 GPA in all courses.
  • Have completed at least one required Math Class with a grade of “C” or higher.
  • Have completed at least one semester in an Advanced Manufacturing Program.
  • Have an attendance record of 95% or higher.
  • Continue in the Program and maintain a full schedule of classes.
  • Be a minimum of 18 years old.
  • Be eligible for employment in the United States.
  • Adhere to company-specific personnel policies including those regarding time and attendance.

Meeting the minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee internship placement.  Additional factors that influence placement include, but are not limited to, position availability and requirements, and the hiring company.


To express interest in hiring a SUSCC Technical Internship Program Intern, Companies may contact Eric Sewell.  As qualified interns are identified, you will be contacted to begin the interview selection process.

If you have questions about this opportunity, please contact Eric Sewell, Director of Technical Education, at or (334) 745-6437 ext. 5492 or Cisco King, Technical Division Internship Coordinator, at or (334) 745-6437 ext.5321.