ITP 290 and ITP 297

ITP 290 Coordinated Internship or
ITP 297 Cooperative Education

Summer 2012 -- Mrs. Eaton

Assignments

Before the Semester Starts

  1. You need to find an internship or co-op position with a company of your choice. Remember this assignment from ITE 105. Now is the time to act.
  2. After you find a company, then complete the first 3 pages of the forms. (Forms available from the home page.) You need to get signatures from the person that will be your supervisor as well as Mrs. Eaton. I will get the signature of the dean for you.
  3. Sign up for the appropriate course: ITP 290 for unpaid internships or ITP 297 for paid co-op
  4. Meet with Mrs. Eaton.

Student Name ______________________________________________________

Due Date

Week #
Monday

Due to Mrs. Eaton, Faculty Coordinator

Reading Assignment

Mon
May 21

Week 1
May 21

  1. Meet with Mrs. Eaton before first day of class
    1. Get agreements needed for you and employer.
    2. Discuss internship/co-op requirements and paperwork.
  2. Submit baseline resume. You will be improving your resume during this semester.
  • Agreement and forms available from Home page.

Read Resume book:

  • Chapter 1 Standing Out from the Crowd
  • Chapter 2 The Anatomy of a Technical Resume
  • Chapter 3 The Online Resume World
   

Memorial Day Holiday May 28, 2012
NRCC Closed

 

Tues
May 29

Week 2
May 28

  1. Submit agreements signed by employer, student and faculty coordinator.
  2. Detailed job description, internship objectives and work schedule due.
  3. Set up meeting time and meet with Mrs. Eaton to discuss completed forms.
  4. Complete time sheets and activity reports for this week.  Due next week.
  5. Daily Activity Report should be completed in Word. You need to write several paragraphs about your activities every day.
  • Read Resume book: Chapter 4 Uncovering Your Hidden Talents

  • Review your 5 strengths from StrengthQuest from ITE 105 class

  • Word doc Sample Daily Activity Report by Travis - Use this as a guide.

 

 

Mon
June 4


Week 3
June 4

  1. Weeks 1-2 Activity Report and Time card due.
  2. Meet with Mrs. Eaton this week to review activity report and time sheet and view portfolio samples.

Read Resume book:

  • Chapter 5 The Cover Letter
  • Chapter 6 Common Resume Dilemmas
  • Chapter 11 Resume Encyclopedia

Due
Next Week

Week 4
June 11

  1. Complete time sheets and activity reports for this week.  Due next week.

 
Read Resume book:

  • Chapter 7 Creative Ways to Get Hands-On Experience
  • Chapter 8 How to Network when You Don’t Know Anyone


Mon
June 18

Week 5
June 18

  1. Weeks 3-4 Activity Report and Time card due.
  2. Submit updated resume. Read assigned chapters in Resume book BEFORE you attempt to update your resume. I should see significant improvement from baseline resume.
    Word doc See IT Entry Level Resume for sample.
  3. Submit table of contents for Final Portfolio and portfolio samples.
    PDF fileSample Table of Contents by Jason Clemons Summer 2009
  4. Meet with Mrs. Eaton this week
    • Review submissions to date
    • Discuss your portfolio plan
    • Review resume so you can update it later.

Read Resume book:

  • Chapter 9 Resume Faux Pas: Why You are Not Getting Any Phone Calls

 

Due
Next
Week

Week 6
June 25

  1. Complete time sheets and activity reports for this week.  Due next week.

 

   

Independence Day Holiday
Wed July 4, 2012 NRCC Closed

 

Mon
July 2

Week 7
July 2

  1. Weeks 5-6 Activity Report and Time card due.
  2. Submit updated resume and cover letter.

 

Due
Next Week

Week 8
July 9

  1. Complete time sheets and activity reports for this week.  Due next week.
  2. Continue putting together portfolio.



Mon
July 17

Week 9
July 16

 

 

  1. Weeks 7-8 Activity Report and Time card due.
  2. Submit your plan for getting a job after graduation. List companies and jobs too.  If you plan on continuing your education, submit your plan for the university, degree program, application dates, admission requirements etc.
  3. Continue putting together portfolio.

 

Wed
July 23

Week 10
July 23

  1. Weeks 13-14 Activity Report and Time card due.
  2. Employer Review due.
  3. Summary of Lessons Learned due.
  4. Recommendations to future interns due.
  5. Thank you letters to employers due.
  6. Internship/Co-op Portfolio due.
  7. Meet with Mrs. Eaton this week to show portfolio and submit remaining items.
  • N/A

Mon
May 7

Exam Week

  1. Submit any missing items found during meeting last week (Should not be needed.)

 

For Fall and Spring Semesters Only

Due
Next Week
Week 10
Apr 2
  1. Complete time sheets and activity reports for this week.  Due next week.
  2. Continue putting together portfolio.

 

Mon
Apr 9
Week 11
Apr 9
  1. Weeks 9-10 Activity Report and Time card due.
  • N/A
Due
Next Week
Week 12
Apr 16
  1. Complete time sheets and activity reports for this week.  Due next week.
  2. Continue putting together portfolio.
  • N/A
Mon
Apr 23
Week 13
Apr 23
  1. Weeks 11-12 Activity Report and Time card due.
  • N/A

Wed
May 2

Week 14
Apr 30

  1. Weeks 13-14 Activity Report and Time card due.
  2. Employer Review due.
  3. Summary of Lessons Learned due.
  4. Recommendations to future interns due.
  5. Thank you letters to employers due.
  6. Internship/Co-op Portfolio due.
  7. Meet with Mrs. Eaton this week to show portfolio and submit remaining items.
  • N/A

Mon
May 7

Exam Week

  1. Submit any missing items found during meeting last week (Should not be needed.)

 


Last Updated: May 21, 2012
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