Get Involved

When you partner with Southwestern College, you’ll have the chance to collaborate with and engage motivated students. Our partnerships are two-way streets that work toward improving our economic future. Come be a part of contributing to and benefitting from our fresh ideas and network of industry professionals.

Benefits of Partnering as en Employer 


Tap Into Talent

The best part of partnering with us is the introduction of our vast network. The variety of talent in our student and alumni networks is bound to help you succeed in your business. And our team is here to help you customize your search.

Want to Learn More?
Michele Haggar M.Ed.
619-421-6700 x5435


Industry Networking

Join an Advisory Committee. Attend or host a college event. Whenever you engage with other professionals in the field, you’re bound to learn more.
Come build your network and inform the next generation of real-world practices within your field.

Want to Learn More?
Jennifer Lewis


Shape Future Leaders

Being a business owner means being a part of your community. Support our summer enrichment programs for teens, a scholarship, or provide an on-the-job learning opportunity — and give someone the opportunity of a lifetime.

Want to Learn More?
Erica Johnson


Driving Tomorrow's Economy


Number of guest speakers who visited Southwestern classes anually


Scholarships opportunities available to support


Students who were part of our Y.E.S. Academy, a pre-college program for 4-12 graders

Ways To Support Students


On-The-Job Opportunities 


  • Interships
  • Company tours
  • Job shadow for a day
  • Hire a student
  • Host a volunteer (service learning student)

Wisdom That Lasts


  • Informational interviews
  • Mentorships
  • Mock interviews

Collaboration on Campus


  • Guest speaking
  • Research opportunities with faculty and students
  • Caree-related competitions
  • In-class industry projects

Impactful Donations


  • Support a student-run enterprise, competition, or capstone project
  • College-based enterprises
  • Scholarships
  • Y.E.S. Academy sponsorships