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ERIC Number: ED231444
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Pages: 13
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Internship Handbook for International Business and Business-French
Holy Family Coll., Philadelphia, PA.
This internship handbook for international business and business French at Holy Family College presents a rationale for internship programs, outlines program objectives and requirements, and identifies goals and objectives for student outcomes. Part I describes an internship program as a structured learning situation wherein a student applies concepts learned in a classroom to the realities of an on-the-job situation; outlines the benefits of such programs; and highlights the current relevance of international business. Part II presents program objectives and requirements, including student credit, language, and academic requirements; the placement process; employer evaluation of student interns; fees; follow-up seminars; the student orientation process; and internship opportunities in Washington, D.C. Finally, Part III indicates that the goals of the internship program are to provide students with experience in their major field, an opportunity to explore a potential career field, an understanding of the link between academic learning and practical experience, a professional identity, the ability to relate to others, a chance to assist in the growth and success of the employing company, an awareness of the business process, reinforcement of formal classroom learning, and increased motivation for further study. Appendices include a proposal for company participation in the internship program, foreign language proficiency requirements, and a sample student evaluation form. (HB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Holy Family Coll., Philadelphia, PA.