SPSU Internship and Cooperative Education Programs Linda Quick Career and Counseling Center PLEASE STAY ENTIRE SESSION What is an Internship? Short-term, paid, work experience in a professional setting to integrate academic study with on-the-job training Emphasis on learning vs. earnings Offers experience to enhance academic preparation Work experience relates to major No academic credit earned Looks great on a resume What is a Co-Op Students alternate between attending classes full-time for a semester and working full- time on a Co-op assignment for a semester Offers paid, experience-based learning Applies classroom learning to real world work situations Cooperative Education seal on diploma Priority Registration Requirements to Participate in an Internship or Co-Op Program Registered,fulltime student when applying Completed 24/9 credit hours Must maintain 2.0/3.0 GPA Co-Op must commit to work 3/2 work semesters with the same employer (Co-Op only) HOLDS CREATE PROBLEMS! International Students MUST have written eligibility authorization form from SPSU International Services Office BEFORE beginning EACH Internship work assignment Not authorized to participate in the Co-op Program NEXT STEPS CHECKLIST FOR EXPERIENTIAL EDUCATION Attend Orientation (done!) Complete intern or co-op application (can do online) Read and sign Applicant Agreement Turn in application to Career and Counseling Center Register in Career Lane Upload Resume into Career Lane Meet with Coordinator (Linda Quick) to discuss your responsibilities and expectations Securing an Assignment Check your email and Career Lane activity regularly Make sure you are ready for the search! Getting Ready; NO-NO’s Keep your interviews and be on time! Evaluate your offer(s) Negotiate your salary Notify Career and Counseling Center when you accept a position Complete a Co-op or Internship Assignment Form •Remember to abide by ALL Career and Counseling rules and regulations Some Other Things To Know FinancialAid-Always Discuss Veterans Benefits Wellness Center/Health Services Housing/Residence Life Summarization of Process Attend Orientation Register in Career Link Upload resume in Career Link Complete application Schedule appointment with Coordinator (Linda Quick) to discuss your role and responsibilities FORMS, FORMS, FORMS YOU NEED TO KNOW! Co-op Student Agreement Form Internship Assignment Form Sign-Out Form (co-op) Sign-In Form (co-op) Co-op Student Work Report Employer Evaluation (both) Co-Op Deletion Form Some Other Things On-the-job Behavior: Professional at all times What’s this about sexual harassment? Once employed any problems with employer need to be referred to coordinator If you do not get an intern or co-op assignment during the semester you request, you MUST advise the Career and Counseling Center if you want to continue your search in the future semester What Next???? Accept Offer Notify Career and Counseling Center of acceptance Complete student agreement form (intern) Complete sign-out form (co-op) Start work Complete sign-in form (co-op) Complete student work report (co-op) A Word About Your Resume It is the first product your potential employer will see from you It is a summary of your qualifications It is your marketing tool Keep it simple – one page Refer to web site for tips or come by Center for booklet Have coordinator review USING CAREER LANE https://www.myinterfase.com/southernpolyt echnic/student/home.aspx
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