Practicum - Internships

For over 30 years, Westmont has enjoyed a strong working relationship with the local Santa Barbara business community in hiring current E+B students into a wide range of companies and positions. Dr. Newton heads the E+B practicum program, including recruitment, placement, and overseeing students as they formally integrate their coursework with their project responsibilities at work.  Students can earn between 1-4 units toward their upper division E+B electives, working on average 10-12 hours per week for a typical 15-week semester.  Following is a representative listing of firms and organizations that provide practicum positions for out students:

    Smith Barney Tango Entertainment

    Food for the Hungry

    Turner Foundation InvestWest The Shand Group
    See/World Publications Daketta Pacific TechKnowledge Point
    SEE/Investment Planning Affinity Bank Prudential Realty
    Longboards Typhoon Security Davies Communications
    BigSpeak Friesell Financial New Sun Nutrition
    GoldCrest Mercer Advisors The Shand Group
    Adzies Consulting Fogg Yager The Dream Foundation
    El Montecito School Merrill Lynch Accent Agribusiness
    The Ultimate Race Paine Webber Midstate Bank 
    Buynak Law UBS Pacific Coast Business Times
    Gary Yoshimura, CPA Pacific Capital Bancorp Damitz Brooks & Nightengale
    Ondracek & Company Montecito Bank & Trust CALM - Rehabilitation Institute of Santa Barbara