Firefighter Internship Program

An application is required for acceptance into the internship programs.  
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Firefighter Internship Program

A 17-week course. This is a Career Work Experience (CWE) course that places Allan Hancock College students in Fire Departments to work side by side with professional firefighters. The course schedule requires that students work at least 180 hours over the semester to earn 3 units towards their A.S. Degree in Fire Science. Work schedules will be developed on an individual basis. This is an “unpaid” internship. An example of the work expectation would be working one 10-hour shift per week. A normal shift would be from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fire Departments may also offer 24-hour shifts. There is also a mandatory orientation session at the Public Safety Training Complex.

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Field Internship badgeFirefighter Field Internship Program

A 17-week, 13 week or 8-week course course. This is a Career Work Experience (CWE) course that allows for students already in the profession earn college credit towards their A.S. Degree in Fire Science. Students will enroll in their chosen length course and attend their normal work schedule. Students must work at least 225 hours over the semester to earn 3 units. This is a “Paid” Internship as the student is already employed with a fire agency. There is also a mandatory orientation at the Public Safety Training Complex.

Apply for the Field Internship

For questions on the Firefighter Internship program, please contact:

John Ceceña at john.cecena@hancockcollege.edu

Please turn your application in to:

Allan Hancock College/Public Safety Training Complex

One Hancock Drive

Lompoc, CA 93436

Attn: John Cecena or Denise Baldwin

 

 

 



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