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An overview of the orientation program at Roosevelt University

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  • 1. Internship Orientation ROOSEVELT UNIVERSITY OFFICE OF CAREER SERVICES
  • 2.  Define and explain the importance of internships Purpose of Session Inform you of the eligibility  requirements and process Discuss resumes and interview  preparation Assist with the internship search  Credit vs. non-cedit 
  • 3.  Internships provide the opportunity to gain real-world What is an internship? experience that complements what you are learning in the classroom  The primary focus is on the EDUCATIONAL nature of the experience
  • 4.  Related to your major and your What is a level in school quality internship? Provides on-going supervision  and guidance Incorporates learning objectives  Offers meaningful opportunities  to build/improve skills Requires only the usual amount  of repetitive work Provides regular feedback 
  • 5.  Prepare you for life in your field of study Improve your interpersonal skills Why are  internships Boost your maturity and self-  important confidence to you? Enjoy greater clarity about career  decisions Gives you experience 
  • 6.  Academically  Integrate classroom theory with real- Why are life experiences  Understand the relevance of your internships course work important  Increase your motivation to learn to you?  Use resources not available on campus  Academic credit
  • 7.  Highly motivated and well- prepared short-tem employees Why do employers Cost effective way to recruit and  value evaluate potential employees internships? Increased name recognition  Labor and skills needed to  complete special projects Fresh approach to existing  problems
  • 8.  Currently registered and enrolled Eligibility  Degree seeking student with a Requirements declared major  In good academic standing  Completed at least one semester at RU  Additional requirements might be placed by program
  • 9.  Step 1: Activate your e-Recruiting account Finding an Step 2: Have your resume Internship  reviewed Step 3: Upload your resume to e-  Recruiting Step 4: Begin searching for an  internship Step 5: Notify the Career Services  office when you accept a position Step 6: Register for credit (if  appropriate)
  • 10.  Completing the steps does not guarantee an internship. Note  Employers make the final decision
  • 11.  Research – learn about the industry, specific Getting your ducks in a row companies, professional organizations – Use Vault! Starting your search!  Prepare your resume Have it proofed and critiqued   Practice your interviewing skills  Know how to sell yourself in a interview  Schedule a mock interview
  • 12.  E-Recruiting  Internships.com Where to look  Vault  Professional associations  Networking  Informational interviews  Career Fairs
  • 13.  This is determined by each How do I get academic department academic credit? Options vary by major  May be elective or required  May involve assignments in  addition to the work WHEN REGISTERING FOR  ACADEMIC CREDIT, YOU PAY TUITION AND FEES AS YOU WOULD FOR NAY CLASS
  • 14.  Set goals and communicate with your supervisor How can I be a great intern? Be professional! Consider  attire, computer/cell phone use Show initiative – if bored ask for  work Complete ALL tasks with  enthusiasm and a positive attitude Ask quesitons  Get involved – Network! 
  • 15.  Types of problems that might arise What if I have a problem> Lack of training  Ethical dilemmas  Illness  Etc.   Tell someone!  Discuss with immediate supervisor if possible  Call Career Services at 312-341-3560  We want you to be successful!
  • 16.  Keep your information and resume up-to-date Don’t Forget  Notify us when you accept an internship!  Complete the evaluation