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Internship: Design Technology

ACE 285W

Internship: Design Technology

ACE 285W

Course Description

Prerequisites: Prerequisites: (1) Majoring in architectural technology, CAD, residential construction, RHA, CNC technology, mechanical engineering technology, machine tool, manufacturing/welding engineering technology or similar program of study, (2) employed in a major-related placement, and (3) completed the program application process in the Office of Academic Career Experience (Cooperative Education) and Experiential Learning.

Integrates, reinforces, and documents the student's academic studies with related career experience of at least 180 hours at an approved worksite. Evaluations are made by the employer/site supervisor and the college coordinator. (0 - 180)

Outcomes and Objectives

Demonstrate adaptability in varying work environments as assessed by immediate workplace supervisor's observations and final evaluation analysis to the 0ffice of Academic Career Experience (Cooperative Education) and Experiential Learning.

Objectives:

  • Adapt and be productive with different types/levels of people, tasks, and responsibilities.
  • Relocate from classroom to work environment while applying learned skills.

Maintain control over actions to monitor and/or regular processes, tasks, or activities and keep track of delegated assignments and projects environments as assessed by immediate workplace supervisor's observations and final evaluation analysis to the Academic Career Experience (Cooperative Education) and Experiential Learning.

Objectives:

  • Establish priorities for given assignments, tasks, and projects.
  • Establish follow-up procedures for delegated assignments, tasks, and projects.
  • Complete all assignments, tasks, and projects according to set procedures and/or guidelines for given situation.

Demonstrate employability skills as evaluated by immediate workplace supervisor's observations and final evaluation analysis.

Objectives:

  • Demonstrate proper work ethics.
  • Handle workplace politics in a positive manner.
  • Prioritize work load.
  • Utilize good telephone skills.
  • Utilize team-building skills.
  • Practice good attendance and punctuality skills.
  • Display good customer relations skills.
  • Speak clearly, project voice sufficiently to be heard, employ appropriate non-verbal communication, and utilize appropriate vocabulary.
  • Pay attention and listen carefully and respectfully, and filter out some messages and focus on others.
  • Make sense of a message.
  • Act appropriately and effectively based on given information.

Perform writing tasks to promote learning of concepts.

Objectives:

  • Keep journal entries of daily routines and procedures done on the job.
  • Write a two-page report on meeting with supervisor after "Abilities Ranking" was done by supervisor/student.