Community Partners

Philosophy Internship

The Centre for Experiential Learning recognizes the value and contributions made by employers who host student Interns. Because of the important role employers play in the education of students, they have become our Community Partners. Supporting students in applying their learning to the field is invaluable to the professional development of young professionals. The University relies on the expertise and knowledge of professionals in the field to coach and mentor students during their Internship.

Benefits of Hiring a VIU Student

If you are interested in becoming a Community Partner, there are many benefits to hosting an Interior Design Intern. Students are eager to apply their learning in the field and are open to mentorship and feedback from professionals. Students are motivated and well-trained. Interns can help meet summer hiring needs and can assist with short term projects. Hosting an Intern is also an excellent way for an organization to support the development of a young professionals after graduation!

Posting a Position

If you are interested in becoming a Community Partner, The Centre of Experiential Learning and our students would love to hear from you. Please contact the Internship Coordinator to discuss how you can host a student Intern.