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The Experienced Hand: A Student Manual for Making the Most of an Internship
The Experienced Hand A Student Manual for Making the Most of an Internship Author:Timothy Stanton and Kamil Ali ISBN 0-910328-33-X — This handbook is for students of all ages who need a "hands on" experience to determine their career goals. Ten steps show students how to arrange a satisfactory internship. — Some colleges and universities now have administrators who work specifically in the area of experiential education, but for students in schools where s... more »uch services are not available this handbook provides all the necessary information.
* Worksheets help students evaluate personal and academic interests, reflect on career goals, focus on work values and determine personal requirements.
* Advice on how to enlist faculty support for academic credit includes a Sample Learning Contract for satisfying academic requirements (including participation by the internship organization) and a Sample Evaluation form for the internship supervisor as a guide for meshing the work experience with academic expectation.
* Actual case histories, journals, sample letters and resumes.
Cartoon illustrations by artist, Gordon Brooks, enlive the next throughout.
The Experienced Hand is an invaluable resource for all students considering work experience as part of their college education. Whether the college has an active program for assisting students in finding internship opportunities or not, this manual belongs in the Career Counselor's office, the college library and the college bookstore where students may purchase their own copies.« less