|COURSE NUMBER:||BUSI 489|
|COURSE TITLE:||Internship Preparation|
|NAME OF INSTRUCTOR:||Dr Tetyana Khramova|
|CREDIT WEIGHT AND WEEKLY TIME DISTRIBUTION:||credits 1(1.5-0-0)|
course provides students with the preparatory tools, guidance,
knowledge and skills to successfully seek, secure, and engage in their
internships. Students will develop their internship learning plans and
internship search portfolio. As well, students will attend industry
forums and interview field practitioners to familiarize themselves with
opportunities and challenges of working in various industries and
professional fields. Students will use these knowledge and skills to
seek, secure, and engage in internships that will enhance their
business/management skills as well as provide them with genuine career
Prerequisite: Successful completion of the first 2 years of the Commerce Program and permission from the Internship Coordinator or Academic Supervisor.
|MARK DISTRIBUTION IN PERCENT:||
|COURSE OBJECTIVES:||The main objective of the course is to ensure that internship candidates are well prepared to:
|OUTLINE:||Part 1: Career Exploration|
The main objective of this part is to collect the information about different careers in business and based on it choose one (or two) directions for your internship.
Part 2: My Portfolio
The main objective of this part is to understand the concept of portfolio, then start developing your own portfolio including resume and cover letter, LinkedIn profile, get some reference letters, and tape a short self introduction video.
Part 3: Internship Kickoff
The main objective of this part is to learn more about the summer students hiring process as well as to summarise all of the knowledge obtained in the final paper “Preliminary Internship Learning Plan”.
Required texts, assignments, and grade distributions
from one offering of this course to the next. Please consult
the course instructor for up to date details.
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