Internship in Higher Education
This online course provides an overview of the concepts and practices of internship in higher education. It covers the fundamentals of creating a meaningful internship experience, including how to identify job duties, structure learning opportunities, assess student performance and provide guidance for future career choices. You will learn about applying applicable laws and regulations in higher education settings, developing evaluation plans for internships, and utilizing assessment methods. You will also gain an understanding of best practices for creating a safe and supportive work environment for students during their placements.
Through interactive lectures, readings, discussions, videos, and assignments you will develop your understanding of internship while learning how to effectively manage interns so they can gain invaluable work experience while furthering their education. This course is ideal for individuals who are looking to hone their skills as supervisors as well as those interested in pursuing a career at a college or university.
- Understand principles associated with effective management
- Assess & provide guidance regarding career goals
- Identify job duties that meet the scope & objectives
- Structure learning opportunities within the workplace
- Safeguard legal requirements & regulations
- Develop intern evaluation plans
- Utilize assessment procedures such as written evaluations
- Monitor intern progress toward completion
- Create policies that ensure fairness & protect students
- Maintain contact with former interns & employers