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At the end of the internship, students will be able to:
- Demonstrate skills and knowledge in the focus area (e.g., operations, marketing, human resources) of their internship experience
- Demonstrate the skills and knowledge of effective management
- Demonstrate an understanding of the time commitments and responsibilities of managers in their internship field
- Demonstrate an understanding of the host organization’s structure, policies, and practices
- Demonstrate interpersonal skills
LINKS TO CORE CURRICULUM
The Learning Agreement for internships will identify specific, applicable deliverables, drawn from the Bachelor in Applied Management program’s core courses' learning outcomes. Internships will incorporate objectives from core coursework.
Each student must complete 250 hours of internship for a total of 5 credits.
- One credit of Internship = 50 clock hours
- Internship may be paid or unpaid
- Internship may be in the Private, Public, Non-Profit, or Tribal Sectors
- Students may intern at their current place of employment. In those instances, the Intern may not perform work that they already do as part of their regular job.
- The student, in consultation with the Site Supervisor (i.e., employer) and Internship Coordinator, will complete an Enrollment Form and Learning Agreement prior to enrolling in the internship class. This document outlines the deliverables and expectations of the internship experience and serves as an agreement between the parties involved.
- Prior to the Internship, the student, Site Supervisor and Internship Coordinator will meet to review both forms and sign the Learning Agreement.
- Students may begin their internships once they have completed 45 credits towards their Bachelor's degree at Peninsula College.
- Completion of 250 hours
- Completion of the Learning Agreement deliverables
- Completion and submittal of a Weekly Journal and Time Sheet to the BAS Internship Coordinator
- Completion of all performance evaluations (midpoint and final)
EMPLOYER INTERNSHIP REQUESTS
If you represent an employer or agency that would like to hire an intern from the BAS program, please complete the ONLINE REQUEST FORM. (THIS FORM IS FOR EMPLOYERS TO REQUEST INTERNSHIPS AND IS NOT INTENDED FOR STUDENTS TO COMPLETE.)
- Requesting a BAS Intern does not guarantee an Intern
- It is up to the employer to interview and screen the internship applicants. The employer may perform reference checks, background checks, interviews, or any other screening activity that would apply to a regular employee.
- Only students who provide an Enrollment Form and Learning Agreement and who are enrolled in good standing in the BAS program are eligible to apply for and receive credit for the BAS Internship.
- Internships may be paid or unpaid, depending on the employer's decision to do so.
The Site Supervisor will provide feedback to the student on his/her performance throughout the Internship.
The Internship Coordinator will check in with the Site Supervisor and Intern mid-quarter and at the end of the quarter. Credits are earned on a Pass/Fail basis.
For further information about Bachelor's Program Internships, please contact:
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