This summer internship program is designed to prepare students for actual shop employment. Students spend a minimum of eight weeks working in an automotive repair facility gaining experience with genuine automotive shop working conditions. This "hands-on" practice enables students to be more prepared for their second year advanced studies and allows them to have verifiable "employed" experience when searching for employment at completion of year two. The internship work site must be instructor approved. The instructor performs on-site visits after students are employed to gather data on the performance of the students. Students work in a manner which exhibits pride, cleanliness, work ethic, and professionalism. Minimum grade of 2.0 is required to advance in program. Prerequisite: AMT 135, valid driver's license, reliable transportation, and social security card.