Good nutrition, exercise, and establishing work-life balance has improved my quality of life.
I agree that soft skills are key to being effective!
I found journaling/keep a diary of the experience to be extremely helpful. It allows for one to reflect on the good and the bad (where improvement is needed). I feel that this tool also helps the internship coordinator keep a pulse on the student completing the internship.
Internships provide great opportunities to gain experinece to "real life" situations at potential future employment locations. I feel that its important for a student to have at least a general idea of what their interests are to gain the most from the opportunity.
I can relate to these tips. As a nontradition student, I remember being in this space quite vividly. Having instructors that had a solid foundation, who were competent, caring, and encouraging made a huge difference!
This unit was very informative on the importance of being prepared. Preparation helps set the tone for the class.
I appreciated the detailed information provided on the importance of creating a professional development plan.
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