GE298: Global Experiences International Internship
3 - 6 Credits – Summer (280 - 320 hours of Internship)
6 Credits – Spring / Fall (420 - 480 hours of Internship)
The internship provides students with the opportunity to gain experience in workplace settings and to translate classroom learning into practice. The internship is a substantive career development experience. Contributing to decision-making and communicating meaningful ideas while applying learned skills to accomplish the goals of the organization should form the bulk of the work while being mentored by individuals specific to the participant’s primary intended career field. This course is a combination of contact hours of internship combined with journaling, graded reflection pieces and assignments.
Offered as transfer credit through Experiential Learning.
$600 for summer and semester.
GE301: Global Workforce and Leadership Development
3 Credits – Offered Spring / Fall
By the end of this course students will be better prepared to enter the global workforce as leaders in their career fields. This course is intended to help students gain an understanding of the Attributes Employers Want to See on New College Graduates’ Resumes as defined by industry assessment conducted by the World Economic Forum. Learning and developing these attributes will increase students’ marketability to future global employers, contribute to their leadership capacity and their ability to attain professional success in a global economy.
Offered as Transfer credit through International Studies (IL299)
Offered as Major credit through Management (MG399)
GE302: Intercultural Communications in a Global Workplace
3 credits – Offered Spring / Fall
Students will learn to identify culture, cultural differences and how to navigate a multicultural workplace. They will build their own intercultural competence in terms of their own awareness, skills, and knowledge as a necessary basis for learning about communication in the global workplace, especially as it may be applied to their host country and their individual internship experience. Students will have the opportunity to identify underlying cultural concepts and how these impact workplace practices and communication so that they may develop their own competencies in the workplace and apply these new understandings to their own internship experience.
Offered as Transfer Credit through International Studies (IL299)
Offered as Major credit through Communications (CO299)