2 BENEFITS OF AN INTERNSHIP EXPLORE A CAREERApply knowledge and skills you learn at school---- See the relevance of what you are learning at school and how it applies to the work placeLearn work skills and “soft skills” (people and character skills)“Network” for future job opportunities
4 3. Do your best work at the internship site BE RESPONSIBLE1. Be on Time.Call the internship site if you are sick or unable to attend- Always communicate so that the site knows what to expect3. Do your best work at the internship site
5 Be a Positive Self Starter- Show Initiative Project a positive attitudeBe enthusiastic about learning. Ask questions and show an interest in what you are doingIf you finish a job, look around to see what else needs to be doneDon’t wait to be told everything to do
6 Be a Communicator Ask questions if you don’t understand Let the workplace know about some of your specific work skillsLet the internship site know what you want to learn at the siteLet me know if you have any problems or concerns with your internship
7 ALWAYS DO YOUR BEST WORK (Remember ALWAYS DO YOUR BEST WORK (Remember. . .You are learning work skills and opening the doors to future career opportunities)
8 REMEMBER THAT YOU ARE REPRESENTING KEARNS HIGH SCHOOL (Don’t wreck a site so that KHS students won’t be invited back)
10 IF YOU ARE INJURED WHILE ON YOUR INTERNSHIP TELL YOUR WORKSITE SUPERVISOR IMMEDIATELYCALL AND TELL ME AS SOON AS POSSIBLE
11 IF YOUR INJURY REQUIRES MEDICAL ATTENTION: IF YOU ARE AN UNPAID INTERN: You are covered by the Granite School District’s Worker’s Compensation FundYOU NEED TO BE TREATED AT ONE OF THE FACILITIES LISTED ON THE LIABILITY CARD
12 If you seek medical treatment somewhere other than a facility listed on the card, the district’s insurance policy WILL NOT COVER THE EXPENSES. You will need to pay for them yourself.
13 If you are a PAID INTERN and are injured on the job: Inform your work supervisor immediatelyAsk supervisor about procedure for seeking medical helpYou will be covered under your employers insurance coverageCall and let me know ASAP
14 EVALUATION: You will be evaluated at the end of each term by your worksite supervisor
15 Categories for Evaluation Work habitsInterpersonal effectivenessQuality of WorkDependabilityProblem Solving Skills
16 Critical Work Skills Class CLASS IS HELD on Friday’s so don’t go to your site unless you have been authorizedINFORM YOUR WORKPLACE THAT THEY MAY NOT SCHEDULE YOU TO WORK DURING CLASS TIMECLASS ATTENDANCE IS MANDATORY. You will earn up to 15 participation points each week that you attend (journal write every week) This cannot be made up.
29 CLASS RULES: Mutual respect for others in class Positive learning environment (No disruptive behavior)No food or drinkConsistent class attendance (Do not schedule doctor’s or orthodontic appointments during class)
30 CLASS JOURNAL:You will receive 15 participation points for each journal write. These can’t be made up. Journal questions are on Kearnshighwbl.wikispaces.com
32 HOMEWORK IS DUE AT THE BEGINNING OF EACH CLASS Any homework handed in after homework is called for will be considered late– 20% deduction
33 Homework due before midterm will not be accepted after midterm
34 If you are absent from class, how do you pick up the homework??
35 PICK UP MISSED WORK IN THE CAREER CENTER It will be in 3 ring binder Make sure you pick up all assignments and handouts.
36 IF YOU ARE ABSENT: PICK UP WORK MISSED THE DAY YOU COME BACK TO SCHOOL DON’T WAIT UNTIL CLASS TO PICK UP THE MISSED WORK– IT WILL BE COUNTED LATE!!MISSED WORK WILL BE DUE ON ITS REGULAR DUE DATE—Usually the next class
37 Internship Placement: If you have questions about your placement, please see me after class
38 Before the end of class today: All students need to be oriented on the points contained on the student orientation sheet. Sign and turn in at end of class
39 Kearns Limo Lunch Student Intern of the Month Each month a student intern will be honored at the Limo Lunch monthly luncheonStudents chosen on merit:Performance at internship siteOutstanding character traitsQuality of internship experienceAcademic performance