Internship or Professional Training :
Professional training or internship is an opportunity to integrate career related experience into an undergraduate education by participating in planned, supervised work.
• Aspects of internship :
» Contributes to the student’s personal and professional development through challenging work assignments.
» Is planned and scheduled through consultation with the department or college so as to fit into the undergraduate experience.
» Involves a supervision component that is mentoring and educational.
» Includes career related experiences that complement what is learned in the classroom.
» Built upon the relationship the department/college/university has with employers.
» Is most successful when the student, the department/college, and the employer, all share responsibility in making it a valuable experience