Presentation on theme: "SUMMER INTERNSHIP 2014 FEA CAREER DEVELOPMENT CENTER CDC A WARM WELCOME TO ALL THIRD YEAR FEA STUDENTS."— Presentation transcript:
SUMMER INTERNSHIP 2014 FEA CAREER DEVELOPMENT CENTER CDC A WARM WELCOME TO ALL THIRD YEAR FEA STUDENTS
SUMMER INTERNSHIP 2014 APPROVED EXPERIENCE (0 CREDIT) FOR 3 RD YEAR Purpose and benefits to students Exposure to the real world of work Application of knowledge and skills learned in the classroom and laboratory setting Permission of students to develop the confidence and self-assurance helpful in obtaining employment upon completion of educational experience The experience provided during the internship better prepares the student for the college courses remaining in the student's program of study by giving relevancy and meaning to the knowledge and skills taught in the classroom.
SUMMER INTERNSHIP 2014 benefits from the program? Companies Acquire the services of bright, energetic engineers of the future Identify potential future employees Apply the concept “try before you buy”
SUMMER INTERNSHIP 2014 Why? Students can offer fresh ideas Students can develop new projects that the company has not had the time to carry out students are enthusiastic, hardworking and innovative Students are cost effective flexible solutions to companies’ recruitment needs Students can be potential future recruits
SUMMER INTERNSHIP 2014 Where can you do your training? In Companies: on site and in offices In research labs at Universities What type of institutions/organizations offer internship programs? Universities mainly in Europe, Canada and USA International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experience (IAESTE) Companies and industries in Lebanon, Gulf and Europe
SUMMER INTERNSHIP 2014 WHO CAN HELP ME IN THE PROCESS? FEA CAREER DEVELOPMENT CENTER SELF ( internet search, applying on line, etc….) PROFESSORS/ADVISORS PERSONAL CONTACTS
SUMMER INTERNSHIP 2014 What is the process that I should follow? Register for the internship
SUMMER INTERNSHIP 2014 REGISTRATION The 3 RD year FEA summer intern must register for the course (500 Approved Experience) The summer intern must register with FEA Career Development Center whether internship is through the Center or through Self To register link to: Register as 3 rd year (intern)
SUMMER INTERNSHIP 2014 Applying through the FEA Career Development Center ▫ Process Register on line Enter as “Intern” for 3 rd year, and Master for ICT Select whether internship is through FEA Career Center or through Self Fill the internship application on line Check the offers as they become available List is updated regularly Mark company/university of interest Dead line for applying will be communicated to you. Keep checking your s for information Final commitment is official Failure to abide by agreement will result in failing the course
SUMMER INTERNSHIP 2014 IAESTE Program (International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experience) Offers are received from all over the world Acceptances are basically by rank Students interested in this program cannot apply to other companies and universities. Commitment is essential Students have to follow up on their applications on a regular basis
SUMMER INTERNSHIP 2014 BEHAVIOR AT WORK Maintain a highly professional attitude Maintain punctuality according to work schedule of the company Maintain good relations with your supervisors as well as subordinates Always act responsibly Always remember that you are representing AUB and FEA Take notes, keep a log to write what you have done at the end of each day
RESPONSIBILITIES TO YOUR OWN DEPARTMENT Proposal of approved experience form Notice of arrival form Interim training report Letter from employer Final training report
SUMMER INTERNSHIP 2014 Questions The FEA Career Development Center is open daily from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to answer any questions that you might have and assist you in the process. The FEA Career Development Center is located: Bechtel Bldg, room 419 ▫ See you there!
SUMMER INTERNSHIP 2014 A copy of this presentation will be found on the Career Center web site: GOOD LUCK AND THANK YOU!