CITY OF COMMERCE, CA — An internship program has been initiated by the Young Furniture Associates and the Association of Woodworking and Furnishings Suppliers. College students taking courses in woodworking, furniture design or manufacturing can now apply for full- and part-time internships with industry companies located in Southern California.

El Camino College in Torrence, CA, offers students three credits for the internship, and Cerritos College, Long Beach City College and Los Angeles Trade Tech College are considering similar support. Companies interested in providing an internship must become a member of AWFS or YFA. Any company in the woodworking, upholstery, bedding or related industries is eligible and can contact the AFS at (800) 946-2937. Students should visit www.afs.org for an application for the internship program. 

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