PILAS Fall 2019
PILAS (Programa de Internos, Los Alamos) held its Fall 2019 Celebration last week. The program celebrated another successful semester, which had 23 students in internships across 9 academic areas with eighteen Employer-Mentors. By the end of the Spring 2020 semester, a total of 110 SFCC student interns will have participated in the PILAS paid internship program.
PILAS academic areas this semester included Greenhouse & Water, Arts and Design, Business Administration, Media Arts, Film, Legal, Engineering, and ISCS (Information Systems and Computer Science). PILAS reports that an anticipated 39% of fall interns will be offered employment.
PILAS Fall 2019 was funded by the Regional Development Corporation, a private non-profit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to improving economic development in New Mexico.