INT 110 : Internship Experience
This course offers students an opportunity to apply classroom learning and academic skills in a supervised work experience related to their chosen field of study. It assists students in exploring and wisely choosing a career, while promoting personal growth and development. The work-based learning component helps students develop the skills of problem-solving, decision-making, and reflective thinking that increases their overall success in the workforce. Students work 5-8 hours a week in their internship position for a minimum total of 80 hours and must participate in a weekly seminar. The internship seminar helps students develop an interdisciplinary perspective of the world of work by discussing related topics and sharing on-the-job concerns with peers. Faculty and employers provide professional guidance to students in setting and achieving career goals. Fall, Spring, Summer
Permission from the Experiential Education Center.
- Identify and apply technical skills and professional communication skills in a work setting.
- Recognize industry standards, organizational structures, culture, and ethics and align with long-term career goals.
- Connect competencies to academic theory and practice through reflection.
- Utilize critical thinking, research skills, and problem solving skills.
- Identify an awareness of self, others, and society and integrate this knowledge across multiple contexts (personal, community, industry, and global).
- Establish a network of professional contacts, mentors, and references.