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AGB 812 - Agribusiness Internship II

Credits: 2
Lecture Hours: 0
Lab Hours: 0
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 8
Course Type: Open
Students will have the opportunity to participate in an internship within the agribusiness industry. The internship may provide experiences within the agronomic, animal science, management, sales and service sectors that affect the food, fiber and environmental sciences.
Prerequisite: AGB 802  
Competencies
  1. Identify career opportunities fitting career goals
    1. Outline your own personal career goals
    2. Investigate career opportunities in agriculture
    3. Summarize those opportunities that could meet your career goals
  2. Demonstrate ethics in business
    1. Discuss ethics in business with your supervisor
    2. Prepare a list of potential situations which might test ones ethics in business
    3. Predict how you would handle those ethical situations
  3. Develop employable skills pertaining to the chosen career direction
    1. Discuss employable skills with your supervisor
    2. identify employable skills you want to develop on the job
    3. Review those skills with your supervisor
    4. Practice those employable skills selected in the work place
  4. Explain the importance of the team concept in the work place
    1. Develop a diagram of the organization of the business dealing with employee responsibility
    2. Show the importance of each team member to each other team member
    3. Generalize on the results if workers do not follow the team concept
  5. Perform proper record keeping and reporting techniques
  6. Communicate with the supervisor desires for additional training opportunities
    1. Plan weekly meetings with the supervisor for evaluation
    2. Outline various training opportunities desired
    3. Write a time schedule for each opportunity in the work place
    4. Express satisfaction or dissatisfaction with each opportunity to the supervisor
  7. Seek permanent, full time employment
    1. Discuss opportunities with your supervisor
    2. Relate our services
    3. State your needs and interests to the network you have developed



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