Sep 17, 2019  
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BIO 249 - Biotechnology Internship

Credits: 2-3
Lecture Hours: 0
Lab Hours: 0
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 9-12
Course Type: Open
This internship is the final requirement for the completion of the Biotechnology A.S. degree requirements. It will be conducted in cooperation with potential employers. During this period, students will be expected to demonstrate their technical skills and practicum competencies in a professional manner, showing progressive independence, greater efficiency and confidence.
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
Competencies
  1. Demonstrate practicum competencies with progressive independence, greater efficiency, and confidence.
  2. Demonstrate actions in accordance with standards of personal and professional accountability.
  3. Demonstrate effective interpersonal skills.
    1. Develop sound listening skills.
    2. Demonstrate objectivity.
    3. Develop understanding of team planning, problem solving, and how communications processes and individuals contribute to the group.
    4. Develop conflict resolution and consensus building skills.
    5. Develop initiative-taking and observation skills.
    6. Develop understanding of individual roles and responsibilities in groups.
    7. Identify team expectations and service responsibilities.
    8. Identify and explain diversity issues, i.e., values, workstyles, cultures.
  4. Demonstrate ability to apply knowledge to routine hands-on tasks as well as to new situations.
  5. Demonstrate ability to comprehend and process information in an appropriate manner.
    1. Recognize unexpected results (measurement or procedural).
    2. Document activities immediately.
    3. Forward information appropriately.
    4. Maintain proper laboratory notebook.
    5. Assure confidentiality of information.
    6. Demonstrate understanding and relevance of Standard
    7. Read and comprehend other written documentation. Operating Procedures.
    8. Communicate well with others.
    9. Use word processing and spread sheet programs and perform file transfers.
    10. Be open and adaptable to new technology and applications.
  6. Demonstrate understanding and ability to work within organizational systems.
    1. Recognize the inter-relationships of technical operations/ processes (research, development, production) in private industry, academia and government.
    2. Recognize organizational structure (chain of command).
    3. Identify networking of people in support of organizational effort.
    4. Self monitor and report activities according to a prescribed list of responsibilities, standard operating procedures and protocol.
  7. Adhere to additional guidelines and procedures as required by the cooperative sponsor.



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