Oklahoma Department of Labor and Rose State College Sign Alliance Published December 3, 2019

Rose State MOU signing with DOLThe Oklahoma Department of Labor (ODOL) and Rose State College (RSC) today signed an Alliance establishing an internship for students pursuing an Associate in Applied Science.

This Alliance establishes a partnership between the Oklahoma Department of Labor and Rose State College designed to strengthen a student’s learning experience. “Rose State is excited to enter into this partnership with the Oklahoma Department of Labor to grow our workforce,” stated Dr. Jeanie Webb, President of Rose State College. “Internships are one of the most valuable tools educational institutions and employers have to get people career ready and our students from Human Resources, Accounting and Paralegal are ready to answer the call and grow our state in needed job areas.”  The joint partners recognize the benefit to the student, employer, and the college to foster a meaningful academic learning experience and integrate knowledge and theory learned in the classroom with practical application and skills development in a professional setting.

“I appreciate Rose State College’s commitment to workforce development,” said Labor Commissioner Leslie Osborn. “To continue to keep strong businesses in Oklahoma and recruit new ones to our state, workforce is key. Rose State is a great partner in working to match students with the careers of tomorrow. We are excited about the collaboration of matching these strong students to areas in which they can gain needed experience.”

The Oklahoma Department of Labor is tasked to help ensure fairness, equity and safety in Oklahoma workplaces through ethical behavior, conscientious guidance and loyal service to Oklahoma's employers and employees. Additionally, the department provides oversight and regulation for key industries ensuring the protection of the public. Visit www.ok.gov/odol for more information.