Industry Connections

Partner with Career Services

Work-Based Learning consists of exposing students to varying interactions with employers to connect student's academic learning with careers and real-world experiences. As a WBL partner, you’ll have an opportunity to promote your company and industry to our students, help students explore career options, gain access to a pipeline of qualified candidates, and teach them the necessary skills to be successful in today's labor market.

Mesa College would like to learn about your organization and discuss our programs in more details to identify areas of partnership which might be beneficial to your business projects.

Interested in your company and/or employees partnering with Mesa College to offer WBL activities? Fill out the online WBL employer/community partner participation request or contact the Career Services Team today to see how Mesa College can support your organization and help address any of your needs!

Partner with MIP - Hire an Intern!

The Mesa Impactship Program (MIP) supports students with careers, developing professional skills, and compensating hands-on industry experiences through internships, volunteering, or Directed Clinical Practice (DCP). MIP is designed to promote workforce training & employment opportunities with focus on underserved student populations.

MIP Employer Partners will benefit from by gaining access to qualified MIP Student Interns to contribute to your company and diversify your workforce. Funding may be available to MIP Employer Partners to cover all or some of student wages for participation in internships. Your involvement as a MIP Employer Partner will create opportunities and experiences to strengthen students’ career learning, prepare them, and build professional habits.

Learn more about MIP and how to become a MIP Employer Partner!

Post Your Employment Opportunities on Handshake

Ready to attract top talent to your organization? Below are the step-by-step instructions on how employers can post and manage their jobs on Handshake for our website update.

  1. Account Setup
    • Make sure your user account is connected to your company profile on Handshake
    • Contact the company's Owner or Admin to request job posting permission if needed.
  2. Posting a Job
    • Click "Post a Job" from your dashboard or navigate to Jobs &rg; Create Job Post a job on Handshake
    • Complete the job form with details including Position, Location, Time Requirements, Compensation, Benefits, Qualifications, and Schools
  3. Promote Your Job
    • After the job is posted, you can view qualified candidates.
    • Any upcoming events attended by your company will be promoted on the job posting for students

Tip: Check out the article How to Post a Job on Handshake for more information.

For additional support or resources, reach out to our Employer Relations Liaison - Erica Olmos ( or Student Assistance Technician - Sadie Wager (

Contact Career Services

Career Center


Work-Based Learning