WSI 390 - Marine Tech Internship

Course Description

The purpose of the internship is to provide on-the-job training for the student who wishes to pursue a career in a technical field of study. The internship will be customized to meet the learning needs of the student and the job requirements of the sponsoring firm. Students spend 10-15 hours per week in this paid, supervised on-the-job training experience. In addition to the required 50 hours per credit in a work site, students participate in semi-monthly seminars. Students must apply one month prior to the semester in which they will complete the internship. Group 2 course.

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Recommended Prerequisites or Skills Competencies

60 credits of program specific courses with a GPA of 2.0 or higher.

General Education Outcomes supported by this course

Communications - Direct

Course Learning Outcomes

  • Identify knowledge of business operations, and procedures.
  • Apply interpersonal skills in a professional setting.
  • Communicate effectively in both written and oral forms.
  • Transfer academic knowledge to the workplace and technical competencies in their area of interest.
Human Dimension:
  • Apply best practices of social responsibility including ethical standards.
Caring - Civic Learning:
  • Experience realistic job previews connecting academic work and employment.
Learning How to Learn:
  • Evaluate their learning in the context of their profession.