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  • OHIO MEANS INTERNSHIPS
  • 67% of students who intern with a company are offered a job with that company upon internship completion (NACE).

    Increase marketability to employers. On average, only 30% of graduating seniors have job offers before graduation; however, after completing an internship, that figure rises to 58%.
    Most entry level jobs require 1 – 3 years or 2 – 3 years of experience.
  • Increase marketability to employers. On average, only 30% of graduating seniors have job offers before graduation; however, after completing an internship, that figure rises to 58%.
    Most entry level jobs require 1 – 3 years or 2 – 3 years of experience.
  • Increase marketability to employers. On average, only 30% of graduating seniors have job offers before graduation; however, after completing an internship, that figure rises to 58%.
    Most entry level jobs require 1 – 3 years or 2 – 3 years of experience.
  • Internships dps

    1. 1. N I K K I K A R A B I N I S C A R E E R D E V E L O P M E N T Career Development: Preparing Students for the World of Work
    2. 2. What is Career Development?  Career development is a process throughout the duration of a student’s educational journey of self- assessment, career exploration, career decision- making, and implementation.
    3. 3. What Tools & Services Does the Office of Student Career Development Offer?  Career and Major Exploration  Skills and Personality Indicator Assessment Tools  Skill Building  Assistance with Job and Graduate School Search  Resume and Cover Letter Development  Free Resume Printing Services  Interview Practice  One-on-one Career Counseling  Support throughout Internship Process
    4. 4. Plant the Seed  Orientation and Weekend of Welcome  Major & Career Planning and Academic Development Courses  As Freshman, students are encouraged to… o …adjust to college life. o …select courses of interest. o …identify interests, skills and values. o …get involved with clubs and organizations. o …build relationships with students, faculty and staff.
    5. 5. Try Before You Buy  As Sophomores, students are encouraged to…  …declare a major and concentration.  …gather occupational information.  …explore career-related experiences such as internships and professional practice through volunteer work and leadership opportunities.  …begin developing a career network through friends and family. Free trial!
    6. 6. Go Prepared or Go Home  Student Internship Guide  Internship Prerequisites  Internship Orientation  Campus Supervision and Reflection
    7. 7. Benefits – Students  Gain real-world work experience and practice transferable skills  See theories and concepts learned in the classroom come to life in the work place.  Practice and continue to build on transferable skills.  Earn course credit.  Test drive a job in their field.  Increase chances of being employed before graduation.  Network with professionals.  Build their résumé with experiences employers are looking for.  Receive funding for tuition.  Experience both personal and professional growth.  Work with equipment and technology that may not be available on campus.
    8. 8. Benefits – Faculty & Academic Departments  Validate the academic program’s curriculum in a working environment.  Provide learning experiences that compliment course work and lectures.  Connect faculty to current trends within their professional field.  Develop more competitive and employable graduates.  Increase program credibility and ties with alumni in professional fields.
    9. 9. Benefits – Businesses & Community Partners  Create the opportunity to recruit future employees.  Evaluate prospective employees virtually risk free.  Provide an opportunity for flexible, cost-effective work force without long- term commitments.  Free up professional staff to pursue other projects.  Offer a year-round source of highly motivated paraprofessionals.  Encounter quality candidates for temporary or seasonal positions and short-term projects.  An excellent opportunity to find fresh and diverse employees who bring latest industry knowledge fresh from lectures and other campus resources.  Create the opportunity to transition student interns to full-time employees.  Strengthen the bond between the university and your business/agency.  Impact the lives of soon to be new professionals, promotes community involvement and is excellent PR!
    10. 10. Questions?
    11. 11. References

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