IBP 077 Observation Preparation • 4.5 Cr.
Designed to prepare non-native speakers of English with the skills, strategies and resources to successfully pursue internships in their fields of interest. Students prepare work portfolios, research areas of interest and practice oral communication techniques to enhance their career and employment opportunities. Prerequisite: Must be IBP student; international student eligible for practical training or other non-native speaker of English approved by the program chair or instructor.
After completing this class, students should be able to:
- Identify career goals
- Generate an error-free and appropriate resume, cover letter, and follow-up letter
- Perform in a clear, concise, polite and professional manner on the telephone, by email, or by fax Identify and apply basic and advanced interviewing skills
- Research, collect and utilize information about local companies and organizations
- Outline and carry out the responsibilities of the observation process