IRVINE, CA--(Marketwired - Feb 1, 2016) - College Works Painting (collegeworks.com), which provides practical and life-changing business experience for college students who have shown potential for success, was recently named among the Orange County Register's Top Workplaces.
College Works Painting, a national organization, is among the list of top companies, based on the surveys about the workplace completed by employees. The survey results indicate the company is not only a better place to work, but also is an organization that's more likely to have success than peer organizations, according to the Orange County Register's criteria.
"It's great to be recognized by the publication as a great organization to be affiliated with; the whole point of our efforts is to foster entrepreneurial leadership among some of the top talent in colleges today," says Matt Stewart, entrepreneur and co-CEO of College Works Painting.
College Works Painting is a college internship program and, according to internal surveys, 90 percent of its alumni find college-grad-level jobs within three months of obtaining their degree.
"It's actually an incredibly challenging yet rewarding position for interns, who provide high-quality house painting services for homeowners," Stewart says. "We give students the responsibility of running their own business, and during the summer the internship more closely resembles a full-time job. While some do not make it, committed interns come out the other side much, much more likely to succeed, with marketable skills on their resumes."
About Matt Stewart
Matt Stewart is co-founder of College Works Painting (collegeworks.com), which delivers ample, one-of-a-kind business experience for high-achieving college and university students. The organization also provides high quality house-painting services for homeowners eager to support young entrepreneurs. The internship program offers a summer internship opportunity providing applicable tools, training, licenses and insurance necessary to help interns manage and run their own business. The mission of College Works Painting is to deliver premier hands-on leadership experience, while providing an invaluable learning experience to undergrads. The program hires thousands of college students each year and provides painting services for more than 10,000 customers across the nation. Stewart has received several awards, including the Excellence in Entrepreneurship Award from the Orange County Business Journal; was named "40 under 40"; and has twice been a finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of The Year Award.