The WCC E ʻOi Mau Work-Based Learning Program philosophy is to create a meaningful student employment experience for participants, while supporting professional growth and financial independence. This program connects WCC students who are in their first year of college with on-campus student employment opportunities as well as career advising and mentorship, academic coaching, personal support, workforce development, and financial literacy training. Our program is supported by a U.S. D.O.E. Title III grant funds.
- Will be a first-year student during the 2022-2023 academic year*
- Enrolled at Windward Community College at a minimum of 6 credit hours (part-time)
- Have other needs that may affect ability to attend college
*Students who have completed college courses while in high school are eligible for this program
Benefits to Work-Based Learning:
Balancing your school and work priorities becomes easier and more convenient when you work on-campus, especially since our on-campus supervisors are understanding of your academic priorities!
On-campus positions typically start at $11.65/hr, which is $1.55 more than Hawaiʻi’s minimum wage at $10.10/hr
Participants apply lessons they learn in the classroom to real-world situations resulting in a stronger understanding and learning experience
Participants immerse themselves in a particular field and interact with professionals who have worked in it for years, which can be essential in making decisions about their long-term career goals.
Working on-campus helps students create a network within the campus community and strengthen their skills and knowledge, which often lead to future opportunities
How to Apply
Applications will be accepted on a first come, first serve basis.
For more information, contact: