ERIC Number: ED379974
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Your Internship Is As Good As You Make It: A Practical Guide to Student Internships.
Parris, Alyssia J.; Adams, Howard G.
This guide is designed to provide college students with an overview of the internship experience, as well as tips for a successful internship. Part 1 discusses the transition from student to professional and the role that an internship can play in professional and career development. It defines the nature and types of internships available, identifies resources for locating internships, reviews things to consider when applying for internships, and presents guidelines for a successful internship experience. Part 2 addresses the responsibilities of the internship provider, focusing on the role of the intern supervisor, the benefits of internship to students and organizations, and intern responsibilities. Part 3 discusses the end of the internship and the return to school, focusing on the final project report to be prepared by the intern, the debriefing or exit interview conducted by the organization, hints for academic success, and possible career opportunities resulting from internships. (Contains 14 references.) (MDM)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Union Carbide Corp., Danbury, CT.
Authoring Institution: National Consortium for Graduate Degrees for Minorities in Engineering, Inc., Notre Dame, IN.