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Internship
INTERNSHIP
CLASS CODE: AUTO 298 CREDITS:  1
DIVISION: PHYSICAL SCIENCE & ENGINEERING
DEPARTMENT: AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: Five consecutive weeks of supervised on-the-job training, totaling at least 200 hours. Required during interim summer of all 2-year majors. Conditions of internship are handled on an individual basis by department intern coordinator. This does not replace the 4-year Technology Management internship requirement.
TAUGHT: Winter, Summer, and Fall
CONTENT AND TOPICS:
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: Apply employment skills in resume writing, job portfolio preparation, networking and interviewing.
Find employment with a professional automotive service repair company to gain actual hands-on experience.
Gain a greater vision of what it means to be employed in the automotive service and repair industry.
Establish professional career networking links with businesses and organizations that will assist in gaining employment upon graduation.
Apply the principles and skills leaned in the classroom to on-the-job practices and procedures in the automotive industry.
Receive compensation and recognition by receiving wages from the experience provider and recommendation references from the experience provider.
REQUIREMENTS: Students are responsible to present a resume to the teacher. Students will be required to find their own internship employment or be self employed. Learning will occur as diagnosis and repair of various problems in completed. Learning will be assessed by teacher interview and evaluation with the employer.
PREREQUISITES: Automotive major.
OTHER:
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2004