CC149 Internship Preparation (PH)

3 credit points

Course Code CC149

Subject Outline

CC149 Internship Preparation (PH)

Lecturer

Sarah Abad

Program Director

Sarah Abad

Duration

8 weeks

Co/Pre-requisites

2 years of study

Contact HPW

3

Credit points

3

Self Study HPW

5

 

Subject Description

This subject will aid students in preparing themselves for relevant internship opportunities, as well as eventual employment in their desired field. Students will be required to undergo self analysis, identifying their strengths, as well as their weaknesses and will be required show initiative, making realistic plans for personal and professional development. An emphasis will be placed on building and refining interpersonal skills, preparing students for face-to-face interviews, as well as working in a team environment. Students will also be required to research various areas of the photographic industry to gain an insight into the market, understanding employee/ employer expectations, as well as their own legal rights as an intern or as an employee. Students will gain a realistic and proactive attitude to finding appropriate and fulfilling internship and/ or employment opportunities.

 

Learning outcomes or Competencies

  1. Seek and select an appropriate position likely to enhance employability

  2. Prepare and submit an appropriate job application

  3. Maximise personal presentation in a job interview

  4. Describe basic rights, obligations and expectations in the workplace

  5. Establish professional contacts within their profession

 

Assessment Table

Name/No

Type

Weighting %

Week Due

Learning Outcome

CC149A1

Job Search Plan (Report)

25

5

1, 4

CC149A2

Job Application (Report)

40

6/7

1, 2

CC149A3

Industry Event

(Report)

10

8

5

CC149A4

Interview

(Role Play)

25

9

3

 

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