Apparel Merchandising / Interior Design | Internship in Professional Practice (Interior Design)
Y398 | 0553 | Landis


Meeting Day and Time:  Arranged

Course Description and Content

(S/F grading) (1-3 cr.)  P:  junior standing,
approval from departmental internship program
coordinator and completion of required paperwork
prior to the beginning of the internship.
The process of locating a position, writing
a resume, arranging an interview, and selecting
a position is considered to be part of the
educational experience, and must accordingly be
performed by the student.  The internship
program coordinator can provide guidance
for these tasks. Cumulative GPA 2.5 or
above required for program participation;
may be repeated for a total of up to 6 credits.

Required Texts and Readings

As provided by instructor

Outline Course Requirements

1.  80 hours of work for each credit hour
(verification required) ; 2 or 3 credits can
be awarded for a single internship experience.

2.  Examples of tasks performed during the internship

3.  4-5 page paper describing the firm, and
assessing how the experience contributed to
professional and personal development

4.  Employer/supervisor evaluation of intern's
performance

5.  Intern evaluation of work experience

6.  Presentation of work experience at an interior
design program lecture series or H168  interior
design Studio Class

7.  Submission of copies of all significant
internship documentation to internship program
coordinator for FIDER file records.

Other Comments

Enrollment in Y398 (interior design) is allowed
only with the written permission of the internship
program coordinator.

Enrollment is approved only after the student has
located the position and the employer has submitted
a written job description that demonstrates that the
internship will be and constructive educational experience.