SER 290 : Pre-Internship Skills, Planning and Success

In this interactive workshop, students research and select an appropriate agency site for their required Human Services Field Experience. Pre-internship planning will cover resume essentials, interviewing skills, writing cover letters, professional email and thank you emails. Considerable attention is paid to examining one's own values and motivations, time commitment, transportation, managing expectations, determining preferred work style and setting, and selecting desired client population(s). Pre or co-requisite: SER 251 or SER 261 or permission of the Department Chair. One lecture hour per week. Gen Ed Competency met: Written Communication
Students who successfully complete this course will be able to: 1. Identify professional behavior in the workplace. 2. Clarify personal values and their relationship to long term career goals. 3. Identify approved human service agencies whose missions align with personal goals and preferences. 4. Demonstrate professional oral and written communication skills.





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