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PROF INTERNS
CLASS CODE: B 398 CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: BUSINESS & COMMUNICATION
DEPARTMENT: BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: Students will participate in the following: review and learn new job-getting skills in resume writing, job portfolio preparation,
networking, and interviewing; find a professional business management internship/job in an approved business and complete 270 hours
of work over a minimum time length of eight weeks; apply the principles and skills learned in the classroom to on-the-job practices
and procedures in business management. Through on the job experience, students will gain a greater vision of what it means to be a
business management professional. Students will establish professional career networking links with the business they are employed
in and other exposed businesses and businessmen they come into contact with during work experience. Students will receive timely
consultation from inside and outside sources to help direct learning progress in various job responsibilities. Students may also
receive compensation and recognition by receiving wages from the employer and letters of recommendation from both the employer
and BYU-Idaho.
DESCRIPTION: Students will be more prepared to enter the business work force upon graduation from college, by completing an evaluated work experience program. Students will become more attractive to potential college recruiters by supplementing related work experience with their regular classroom college curriculum.
TOPICS: Job Portfolio and Job Finding, Resume and Letter of Application/Inquiry, Networking, Interviewing
OBJECTIVES: Review and learn new job-getting skills in resume writing, job portfolio preparation, networking, and interviewing.
Find a professional business management internship/job in an approved business and complete 270 hours of work over a minimum time length of eight weeks.
Apply the principles and skills learned in the classroom to on-the-job practices and procedures in business management.
Through on the job experience, gain a greater vision of what it means to be a business management professional.
Establish professional career networking links with the business you are employed in and other exposed businesses and businessmen you come into contact with during work experience.
Receive timely consultation from inside and outside sources to help direct your learning progress in your various job responsibilities.
Receive compensation and recognition by receiving wages fromt he employer and letters of recommendation from both the employer and BYU-Idaho.
REQUIREMENTS: 1. Completion of job-finding exercises. Due: Semester prior to internship.
2. Secure an approved job and complete (and have your employer complete his portion) a "BYU-I Agreement Contract" - No credit can be given without a filed contract.
3. Complete and on-going Personal Journal with Job Logs.
PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least three of the following courses: B 301, 321, 341, 361, and IS 350.
OTHER:
EFFECTIVE DATE: April 2002