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GRT 932 - Internship

Credits: 3-4
Lecture Hours: 1
Lab Hours: 0
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 8-12
Course Type: Voc/Tech
On-the-job training for Graphic Technologies students. Included is a weekly seminar for the exchange of information review and evaluation.
Prerequisite: Completion of the Visual Communications diploma and Term 4 of the Graphic Technologies program
Competencies
  1. Locate an approved internship for work experience.
    1. Follow up on available internships
    2. Interview for internship positions
  2. Complete work agreement contract for employment
    1. Record accurate information necessary for employment experience
    2. Obtain appropriate signatures for endorsement purposes.
  3. Complete 120 hours of approved internship experience
    1. Attend internship position according to employer specified agreement
    2. Complete work related tasks as assigned by the employer
  4. Develop problem-solving techniques to on-the-job situations.
    1. Develop attitudes necessary for successful job performance and cooperation with coworkers and management
    2. Describe attitudes and steps necessary to solve conflicts
    3. Explain techniques of managing your emotions.
    4. Explain various methods of dealing with stress
  5. Maintain hourly time log
    1. Record hours worked each day of the week
    2. Prepare hour log in accordance with employment recording method
  6. Verify and maintain report in personal intern/coordinator file.
    1. Prepare written report on intern activities on a weekly basis
    2. Present and discuss report to instructor on a bi-weekly basis
  7. Attend scheduled seminars
    1. Explain personal internship work experience in class
    2. Complete written evaluation of speakers
    3. Complete written assessment of field trip seminars
  8. Present internship projects
    1. Prepare a formal presentation of internship projects for the class.
    2. Participate in class discussion of internship and projects.
  9. Reflect upon internship experience
    1. Prepare written report describing learning experiences of the internship
    2. Present reflection to class.



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