INT 220 : Internship Experience II
This course offers students an additional opportunity to gain valuable work experience in a different or advanced position. It allows for further enhancement of personal and professional development and improvement in critical thinking skills, communication skills, and self-management skills. INT 220 builds directly upon the work-based learning experience acquired through INT 210, and better prepares students for a satisfying career in the complex and challenging workplaces of the future. The seminar encourages students to seek information related to labor market trends, educational requirements needed for advancement in their careers, and professional organizations and networks in their field. Faculty and employers provide professional guidance, supervision, and assessment of established learning objectives and career goals. Students work 10-12 hours a week in their internship position for a minimum total of 120 hours and must participate in a weekly seminar (online). Spring
- Evaluate and integrate industry appropriate technical skills and professional communication skills.
- Apply knowledge of industry and organizational structures, culture, and ethics and integrate into long-term career goals.
- Evaluate and connect competencies to academic theory and practice through reflection.
- Integrate critical thinking, research skills, and problem solving skills across personal, academic, and career contexts.
- Evaluate personal performance as it affects self, community, and industry and create a plan that demonstrates progression.
- Establish a network of professional contacts, mentors, and references.