Learning Outcomes

The internship experience will be an extension of what you learn in class with a chance to apply the knowledge gained in the classroom.

  • To acquire new knowledge in a new setting to enhance classroom education.
  • To apply higher order thinking skills (critical thinking, analysis, synthesis, evaluation, complex problem solving) to “real world” situations.
  • To learn employer expectations for workplace behaviors.
  • To expand oral communication skills.
  • To increase skills for understanding and working with people of diverse backgrounds and cultures and to work effectively within diverse environments.
  • To acquire additional interpersonal communication and interaction skills.
  • To develop self-reliance and self-confidence.
  • To develop and use an ethical perspective.