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ERIC Number: ED180277
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Pages: 31
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Businessperson-in-Residence: One of a Series of Guides for Planning and Operating a Corporate/College Project.
Council on Corporate/College Communications, Washington, DC.
The Businessperson-in-Residence program at Trenton State College in New Jersey is described. It is a four-part program designed to build better long-term relationships between the college and business community. The overall program was planned by a joint business-college task force to meet mutual objectives. The businessperson, working out of a campus office one day a week, provides program continuity and ready access to students and faculty. The businessperson is the facilitator for three major projects. These include: (1) a course for nonbusiness undergraduates to help students understand how business operates; (2) a directory of business and industry resources for educators; and (3) mini-internships in a business or profession related to a student's career or academic interests. The businessperson-in-residence also acts as the liaison between the college and business as new problems of needs arise. Appended are a course outline, objectives, content, and plan for Understanding American Business; a Mercer County (New Jersey) Career Education Resources Directory, as well as the proposal for a businessperson-in-residence program at Trenton State College. (SF)
Council on Corporate College Communications, One Dupont Circle, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20036
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: American Association of State Colleges and Universities, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Council on Corporate/College Communications, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Businessperson in Residence Program; Trenton State College NJ
Note: For related documents see HE 011 777-778