Internship // Preparing for the Internship
First Week on the Internship Research Assignment

This activity gives students an opportunity to learn and practice the skills that will enable them to manage their first week on the job successfully.

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  1. Talk with your supervisor about what it means to be a professional in their place of business. Ask how being a professional can lead to promotion and career advancement.
  2. You have already done research about your internship company before your interview. Now think about delving deeper by finding at least one piece of new information, such as how your supervisor fits into the organizational structure of the company. Note below what you will share with the class next week.
  3. Fill out the First Week on the Internship Self-­assessment.
Assessment Notes

Completion of worksheet

Return to Career Readiness
Additional lessons in Preparing for the Internship

Internship Application

This activity introduces students to internships and how they differ from jobs and allows them to begin the internship process.

First Week on the Internship Reflection

This activity gives students an opportunity to reflect on their internship experiences and the key takeaways from related lessons, such as what skills, techniques, and concepts can be applied to college and future work.