Apparel Merchandising / Interior Design | Internship in Professional Practice (Interior Design)
Y398 | 0547 | 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

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

4.  Employer evaluation of 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 an
educational experience.