Any learning that supports students in applying their knowledge and conceptual understanding to real-world problems.
Internships give students an opportunity to learn in real-life settings
Service learning helps students acquire useful skills, including the soft skills needed for professional engagement. The time commitment for service learning is usually 15-30 hours per semester.
An internship is an intensive kind of applied learning, and includes practica, project-based learning, clinical experiences and field education.
The purpose of an internship is for students to acquire discipline-specific professional skills and gain career experience with supervision.
The Online Internship Prep course is sponsored by Medgar Evers College and coordinated by the Office of Academic Affairs. This non-credit course is provided in conjunction with A.S.A.P. and the Office of Career Services.
The course will help you identify your career values and goals to get you on track for being successful in finding a meaningful internship in your field of interest.
This is a non-credit course and is a prerequisite to starting an Internship during your time at Medgar Evers College.
At the end, you will receive a certificate of completion.
Contact the Office of Career Services or A.S.A.P. to find out how you can take this 7 week online non-credit course.