ERIC Number: ED337513
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
IN-D'MAND: Internships for Disabled, Minority, and Disadvantaged Students. Vocational Education Resource Package.
Evaluation and Training Inst., Los Angeles, CA.
This Vocational Education Resource Package (VERP) provides information needed to adopt and implement IN-D'MAND, an exemplary internship program for disabled, minority, and disadvantaged community college students developed at De Anza College (Cupertino, California). In partnership with local enterprises, IN-D'MAND arranges career internships for disabled, minority, and disadvantaged students. Internships, which last at least 6 months (usually 1 year), are a form of cooperative education, but are directly related to the student's major. The college pledges to diagnose academic strengths and weaknesses as they relate to job descriptions, and to provide academic solutions. Employers pledge to provide a career experience that includes mentoring and work evaluation. Case histories of four successful students complement the discussion. The IN-D'MAND Program Handbook by J. Pollock-Gilette is provided, which contains sample forms, evaluation materials, and program implementation guidelines. (SLD)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: California Community Colleges, Sacramento. Office of the Chancellor.; Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Evaluation and Training Inst., Los Angeles, CA.