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Advanced Academic Internship
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.

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.
TAUGHT: Winter, Summer, Fall
CONTENT AND TOPICS: 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.

GOALS AND 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 on-the-job related work over a minimum time length of 8 weeks.

Apply the principles and skills learned in the classroom to on-the-job practices and procedures in business management.

Gain a greater vision of what it means to be a business management professional.

Establish professional career networking links within a business and between businesses.

Receive timely training and consultation from inside and outside sources to help direct learning progress in various job responsibilities.

Receive compensation and recognition by receiving wages and/or valuable letters of recommendation from employer and Business Management Department at BYU-Idaho.

Share experience with fellow business students.
REQUIREMENTS: Job portfolio and job finding, resume and letter of application/inquiry, networking, interviewing, written evaluations, self evaluations, supervisor evaluations, journal, written report.
PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least three of the following courses: B 301, 321, 341, 361, and IS 350.
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EFFECTIVE DATE: April 2002