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FACS Internship

 

What Is An Internship?

  • Upper level on-the-job experience
  • Facilitates your learning in your career choice in a real job environment
  • Allows you to make intellectual connections between course work and on the job assignments
  • Increases your professional competence
  • Allows employers to assess and train future employees while gaining new perspectives
  • Allows you to become a candidate for future employment!

When Should You Start To Plan For Your Internship?

  • Two (2) semesters prior to when you want to intern

What To Do First:

Clarify your personal goals and expectations for the internship experience

  • What do you want to do after you graduate?
  • What do you want to do 5 years and 10 years after graduation?
  • What do you want to learn/gain from an internship?

Next

  • Research potential employers and employment opportunities (Internet, parents, relatives, parent's friends, etc.)
  • Make an appointment with Mrs. Howard to view list of potential sites
  • Attend one (1) of the FACS Internship Informational Meetings