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Making the Most of Your Internship

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ISBN-10: 0538444320

ISBN-13: 9780538444323

Edition: 2007

Authors: Ken Kaser, John R. Brooks, Kellye Brooks

List price: $72.95
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MAKING THE MOST OF YOUR INTERNSHIP provides a strategic-planning overview of the entire internship process. Students learn to achieve peak success in their internships by engaging in responsible decision making. This product is designed to provide career discovery information by actively engaging users through real world and informative learning activities, creative Web research, and professional development. This text offers the opportunity to practice writing, speaking, and proposing solutions to challenges in the workplace. Bridge the transition to post-school work or continuing education with this fantastic text.
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Book details

List price: $72.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Cengage South-Western
Publication date: 6/2/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

John R. "Rusty" Brooks, Jr. is Professor of Marketing and Area Coordinator for the Department of Marketing at Houston Baptist University. He holds the Prince-Chavanne Professorship in Christian Business Ethics. He holds four outstanding teaching awards and is a professional consultant who has served in numerous professional association capacities. Dr. Brooks is an active spokesperson for the DECA program in the Houston area high schools.

The Value of an Internship
Benefits of Internships
Beyond Classroom Instruction
Developing Career Networks
Chapter Assessment
How to Choose an Internship Sponsor
Researching Internships
The Sponsor Selection Process
Self-Designed Internships
Chapter Assessment
Branding Yourself
First Impressions Count
Packaging Yourself
Using Goals to Achieve Success
Chapter Assessment
Getting the Interview
Dressing for Success
Cover Letters and Resumes That Sell
Successful Interviews
Chapter Assessment
Making the Right Internship Decision
Linking the Research and Interview Processes
Analyzing Organizational Culture
Choosing Your Internship
Chapter Assessment
On-the-Job-Learning Experiences
Implementing the Learning Contract
Acting Ethically in the Workplace
Handling and Avoiding Difficulties
Chapter Assessment
Adding Value to Your Workplace
The Value Delivery Process
Linking Values to Internship Strategies
Creating a Daily Internship Journal
Chapter Assessment
Developing Group and Team Skills
Understanding Group Behavior
Bringing Value to Teams
Chapter Assessment
Job Performance
Motivation and Goal Setting
The Performance Evaluation Review Process
Bringing Change to the Workplace
Chapter Assessment
Advancing Career Skills Through Your Internship
Improving Communication Skills
Building Leadership Skills
Completing Your Internship: Your Exit Strategy
Chapter Assessment