0.5 - 3 Units
Prerequisites: Complete six units at MiraCosta College prior to internship; permission of the instructor and the department chair required.
Corequisite: Complete 60 non-paid or 75 paid hours of work per unit. Must be enrolled in three units in addition to Internship Studies.
Acceptable for Credit: CSU
This course provides students the opportunity to apply the theories and techniques of their discipline in an internship position in a professional setting under the instruction of a faculty-mentor and site supervisor. It introduces students to aspects of the roles and responsibilities of professionals employed in the field of study. Topics include goal-setting, employability skills development, and examination of the world of work as it relates to the student's career plans. Students must develop new learning objectives and/or intern at a new site upon each repetition. Students may not earn more than 16 units in any combination of cooperative work experience (general or occupational) and/or internship studies during community college attendance.
Approval form must be signed by instructor and department chair before registration.