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What is College Works Painting?

Undergraduate students have an unparalleled opportunity to gain real-world professional experience by working through every step of the business process including marketing, selling, delivery, follow up and everything in between. The College Works Painting Internship Program teaches expense management, communication skills and community values while promoting personal integrity and professional responsibility.

An industry-leading business plan ensures success through a proven, time-tested, step-by-step process. Homeowners are presented with a valuable, hassle-free home improvement service at competitive prices which is then rendered by an expertly trained group of painters.The entire process is managed by the intern with support from an experienced team of professionals. The result is hands-on experience, earned income for tuition and other expenses and the community-enhancing effects of a newly-painted home. 

For Students

Looking for an internship?
Students start here and begin your path of gaining real world experience.

For Homeowners

Looking for house painting?
Beautify and protect your home while supporting your local community.

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Interns Start Here

Embark on a fulfilling journey with College Works Painting. Join our team to develop painting skills, benefit from mentorship, and lay the foundation for a prosperous career in the world of painting.

Job Seekers Start Here

Opt for College Works Painting to acquire invaluable painting expertise while collaborating with seasoned mentors within the industry. This experience will pave the way for a successful career in painting.

College Works Painting
in the Community

College Works Painting contributes wholeheartedly to local communities in many ways. Company executives and managers donate time, labor and financial support while collecting goods for charity and encouraging the widespread participation of team members, interns, subcontractors and customers alike.

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Ryan Platta
in the last week
Ava had door knocked, introducing herself and leaving informational fliers in our neighborhood back in the fall of 2023. We knew we were planning an exterior paint and deck sealing project for the coming year, so I called to get an estimate. Ava was very professional! On time, excellent communicator, and did a fantastic job explaining and presenting, utilizing her presentation materials, not only the process - but CollegeWorks and what the program is about. Being the dad of a 21 year old college junior and an 18 year old that just graduated high school, I didn't even get a second quote because I see the value in the program and I was impressed with Ava's work ethic right off the bat. As project time came closer, Ava did a great job reaching out to let us know what the next steps entailed and to get things scheduled. Ava came on Monday evening to power wash and prep the deck and areas to be painted - she struggled with the power washer, in what became the pouring rain for over a half an hour (I offered assistance, but she was determined!) She made the call to come back the next day as the weather would be more conducive and she could have the power washer repaired. Once project day arrived on Thursday, everyone was on time, and got right to it. Once again, the rain came, so the project had to be pushed out until Monday - which is today. The sun is shining, it's a beautiful day, and Ava and crew showed up again on time, got right to work and completed the deck sealing project. I can't rave enough how awesome it was to see entrepreneurial young adults getting out there and going after it. As a realtor, I know the grit that it took for her to go out door knocking and passing out those fliers. Ava and her team did a fantastic job, and we're very excited that it's helping young adults learn, gain experience and hopefully get a chance at some tuition assistance! Thank you Ava and Team!!!!
Michael Burcher
2 weeks ago
The level of professionalism and hard work Logan displayed was above and beyond anything I’ve experienced with home repairs/remodeling contractors before. I was extremely impressed from the first time speaking with Logan, during the preparation, and through to completion of the work, and still to this day. He managed the work, updated me with every detail and constantly showed genuine care and concern for my satisfaction. If I ever have to paint again I will turn to him first and foremost.
RJ Blanton
in the last week
This team of painters did a wonderful job on the outside of our house! Very pleased! The lead of our project was very thorough and was a gentleman throughout the entire process. Great experience for the team and for us. Would highly recommend!
William Bowler
2 weeks ago
I first met Gage Smart, my College Works Painting supervisor, in February of this year. Gage remained in touch with me throughout the spring as he was preparing for his summer position and assembling his team. My thoughts on College Work Painting are that they have a successful training program preparing young people for a future in business.
Judith Bates
9 years ago
We have just had College Works paint our house and have been very pleased with the entire process. The college student representative was very courteous and knowledgeable. The crew worked with us to complete the job in time for a party we were hosting and the house looks great. They did a good job of prepping the siding prior to painting and were very efficient in completing the work. Our representative contacted us as soon as the work was complete to make sure we were happy with the job. I would highly recommend College Works to anyone needing their house painted.

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