PILAS interns recognized at completion ceremony
PILAS interns participated in a completion ceremony on Nov. 19. Shown from left to right (with the employer listed second): Valeria Quintana, Revolution Farms; Annie Padilla, Reunity Resources; Tyler Exe, National Center for Genome Resources; Ya’el Chaikind, SFCC’s PILAS Internship Coordinator; David Plonski, Ranchland Utility; Cecilia Cervantes, Ph.D. Interim President; Jane Bias, VooVoo Design; Jared Montaño, Sacred Garden; Jesus Gallegos, Wise Fool; Jessie Woods, The Montecito; and Inge Sullivan, Studio G.
Twenty eight students and 16 employers participated this semester in the paid internship program. The program gives students the opportunity to work with area businesses and nonprofits to gain valuable, employable skills while earning an hourly wage paid by SFCC. Los Alamos National Security, LLC, Los Alamos National Laboratory, and SFCC Foundation funded the program.
Employers and students who would like to participate next semester should contact Ya’el Chaikind at 428-1418 or firstname.lastname@example.org by Nov. 28.
Read more about PILAS (Programa de los Internos) here.