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Akashe, Zahra Babadi; Esfahani, Ahmad Reza Nasr; Nili, Mohammad Reza; Tabatabaei, Seyed Mohammad Sadegh – International Journal of Work-Integrated Learning, 2020
The present study aimed to investigate the desirable assessment methods of the performance of the BA law students during internships, using a mixed methods research approach. The data was collected by using semistructured interviews and questionnaires. In the qualitative part of the study, interviews were conducted with 28 internship experts,…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Law Students, Legal Education (Professions), Student Evaluation
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Burford, Sally; Cooper, Lesley; Miller, Faye – International Journal of Work-Integrated Learning, 2020
The research reported in this article attends to the learning and knowing that students experience in workplace practice. The research enquiry is propelled by the theories of workplace learning and the recent 'practice turn' in the literatures of organisational studies that accommodate student learning that is impromptu and emergent in the…
Descriptors: Incidental Learning, Student Experience, Workplace Learning, Internship Programs
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Rose, Philip – International Journal of Work-Integrated Learning, 2020
Globally internships are increasingly applied as means of providing Work-Integrated Learning (WIL) and as a channel for graduates into employment. Whilst these trends have crossed national borders, the transferability of such WIL practices, across national contexts has been largely assumed rather than empirically substantiated, thereby,…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Job Skills, Internship Programs, Foreign Countries
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Bist, Siddarth Singh; Mehta, Neha; Mehta, Disha; Meghrajani, Indra – International Journal of Work-Integrated Learning, 2020
This paper investigates the perception of corporate managers regarding employability skills of management students undertaking summer internship with them. The study is divided into two parts wherein the first part consists of literature review and in-depth interviews of senior managers, and it is devoted to identifying critical parameters that…
Descriptors: Employer Attitudes, Employment Potential, Job Skills, Internship Programs
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Ravulo, Jioji – International Journal of Work-Integrated Learning, 2020
This article explores the perspectives of participants from a partnership established between Western Sydney University (WSU) and the National Rugby League (NRL), a large and multifaceted international sporting organization. Ten students from WSU's Pasifika Achievement to Higher Education (PATHE) initiative took part in an internship program with…
Descriptors: Internship Programs, Athletics, Foreign Countries, Team Sports
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Hora, Matthew; Chen, Zi; Parrott, Emily; Her, Pa – International Journal of Work-Integrated Learning, 2020
Internships are widely promoted as a "high-impact" practice, yet the literature is limited by insufficient attention to the impacts of program format on student outcomes. In this mixed-methods study survey (n=1,129) and focus group (n=57) data from students in three U.S. colleges were analyzed using inductive thematic analysis,…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Internship Programs, Access to Education, Program Design
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Valencia-Forrester, Faith – International Journal of Work-Integrated Learning, 2019
In the ten years since Australia's first large-scale scoping study of Work-Integrated Learning (WIL) there has been a rapid increase in WIL research and undergraduate WIL opportunities. Though well-established in undergraduate degrees, WIL in postgraduate research degrees is relatively unexplored. Less than half of PhD graduates in Australia are…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Graduate Students, Internship Programs, Doctoral Programs
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Kiriri, Peter N. – International Journal of Work-Integrated Learning, 2019
The concept of work-integrated learning (WIL) is significant as it has a considerable influence on a student's fitness for the workplace upon graduation. This paper aims to determine the perception of graduates of the United States International University -- Africa (USIU-A) towards the quality of the internship program and especially the effects…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Internship Programs, Work Experience Programs, College Graduates
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Antwi, Ransford; Duncan, Denise D.; Tsegah, Marian – International Journal of Work-Integrated Learning, 2019
This research sought to investigate the perceived relevance of cooperative education to final year students of the Communication Studies Department at Central University (CU) in Ghana. The research employed a qualitative approach to examine how interns perceived the relevance of courses offered by the department to the world of work with emphasis…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cooperative Education, College Seniors, Internship Programs
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Gerloff, Axel; Reinhard, Karin – International Journal of Work-Integrated Learning, 2019
There is mutual agreement about the need for internationalization in higher education. However, there is no consensus regarding the best practice. Universities offering cooperative and work-integrated education have a comparative advantage in providing their graduates with capabilities needed on the labor market. They face the challenge to develop…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Global Approach, Cooperative Education, Work Experience
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Jackson, Denise – International Journal of Work-Integrated Learning, 2018
There is broad acknowledgement that higher education should produce career-ready graduates and the role of practical experience--such as part-time employment, unregulated extra-curricular internships and work-integrated learning (WIL)--in achieving this. WIL is critical for developing the non-technical skills, disciplinary expertise and career…
Descriptors: Career Readiness, Workplace Learning, Foreign Countries, Integrated Activities
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Desai, Farzanah; Seaholme, Tim – International Journal of Work-Integrated Learning, 2018
The aim of this study was to evaluate undergraduate exercise and sport science students' learning experiences in a strength and conditioning internship. There was a special emphasis on the interns' personal development, the influence of supervision (academic supervisor functioning as a dual professional) and feedback on their development as a…
Descriptors: Muscular Strength, Physical Fitness, Internship Programs, Exercise
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Andrade, Andrew; Chopra, Shivangi; Nurlybayev, Bahra; Golab, Lukasz – International Journal of Work-Integrated Learning, 2018
This paper investigates the impact of entrepreneurship on cooperative job creation in a large North American post-secondary institution. The data-driven analysis is enabled by two unique datasets: a list of companies started by the institution's engineering students and faculty, and a database of the institution's cooperative education (co-op)…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Cooperative Education, Job Development, Foreign Countries
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Hardie, Geraldine; Almeida, Shamika; Ross, Pauline J. – International Journal of Work-Integrated Learning, 2018
Internships are becoming more relevant to universities as they provide students with practical skills that can be aligned with their career aspirations. Typically, successful undergraduate internship programs depend on the efficiency and design of the university internship program; the student commitment to the internship; and host organization's…
Descriptors: Mentors, Undergraduate Students, Internship Programs, Case Studies