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UT Dallas Syllabus for ba4v00.082.08s taught by Monica Powell (msp073000)

UT Dallas Syllabus for ba4v00.082.08s taught by Monica Powell (msp073000)

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Course Syllabus
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School of Management - Management Internship
Spring 2008 Undergraduate Syllabus
BA 4V00
Faculty: Dr. Monica Powell, Assistant Dean, School of Management
SM 4.617
Coordinator: Judy Guyer, Director, SOM Career Management Center
SM 2.301
Course Documentation: Gaby Perkowski, Program Assistant, SOM Career Management Center
SM 2.301
Contact information for Career Management Center
Front Desk: 972-883-6916
FAX: 972-883-6917

or mailing address: Attn: Gaby Perkowski
University of Texas at Dallas
800 W. Campbell Road, SM25

Richardson, TX 75080-3021
Course Pre-requisites, Co-requisites, and/or Other Restrictions
Undergraduate students must have completed
36 hours of college courses (min of 6 hours@UTD)
before registering for this internship.

Undergraduate students may earn up to 6 credit hours of Internship/Co-op credit
(maximum of 3 semesters) towards graduation if elective credits are available on the
student\u2019s degree plan.

\ue000Students may enroll for the internship a maximum of 3 semesters. Typical
end of the semester deliverables:
First semester \u2013 presentation
Second semester \u2013 reflection paper
Third semester \u2013 weekly log/journal
\ue000Credit hours granted are based on minimum number of hours worked on
internship. Students may enroll for fewer credit hours if desired.
1 Credit Hour (80-159 work hours)
2 Credit Hours (160-239 work hours)
3 Credit Hours (240+ work hours)
\ue000Students currently employed full-time seeking to obtain credit via the

internship program need to receive PRIOR authorization to enroll. A one
page document (signed by the supervisor) identifying the scope of anew
learning project in the work environment must be submitted to Judy Guyer
and Monica Powell.

Course Requirements(Details on the following pages)
Class participants must register with UTDCareerWorks database:
One class meeting will be held to discuss course assignments:
Tuesday January 15, 5:30-6pm, SOM Room 2.803
Attendance Mandatory for 1st Time Students (Later registrants must connect with Gaby
Submit goals forms which are the last two pages of the syllabus.
Monthly work reports are due the end of the month.
Final Project
\ue0001st Semester Students \u2013 PowerPoint Presentations will be Tuesday April 15 &
Wednesday April 16 from 4-6pm and 6-8pm.You must attend for an entire 2
hour session, no exceptions.
\ue000 2nd Semester Students, students working outside the DFW area \u2013 Write a
10 page reflection paper.
Course evaluations are due no later than Monday May 5, 2008.
Post a new resume on CareerWorks which includes your internship.
Grading Policy
After completing all of the above, you will receive a letter grade.
Student Learning Objectives/Outcomes

1.Construct a set of goals and objectives to accomplish during the internship
2.Describe in writing your progress each month
3.Synthesize the internship experience in an oral presentation or written document,

assessing what was learned from the position
4.Evaluate and self-identify areas for personal development and future career growth
Course & Instructor Policies
Keep in touch with Gaby Perkowski. Let her know any issues or problems as soon as possible.
Course Syllabus
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Course Syllabus
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Assignments -
Students taking the internship course for the first time (for 1 - 3 credits)
1. Complete 3 specific goals & objectives within the first 2 weeks: see attached
form at the end of the syllabus. Due 2 weeks after start of job. Form must be signed
by Supervisor. To meet deadline, the goals may be e-mailed to Gaby Perkowski by
the due date, but a hard copy with supervisor signature must also be submitted to the
Career Management Center (CMC).
2. Submit a work report every four weeks of the semester: These reports should

be faxed or emailed. Each report should document the dates covered, number of hours worked during each time period, and a brief statement regarding progress against goals & objectives. (A half-page report is adequate)

3. Participate in site visit:Judy Guyer may schedule a brief visit with your

supervisor (@ work location) during the semester to discuss your work experience. It
is your responsibility to insure our office has the correct contact information, and to
assist in arranging for a visit with your supervisor.

4. Final Project: internship presentation: This 10 minute oral PowerPoint

presentation will give you the opportunity to reflect on your internship, followed by a
5 minute question and answer session. The focus of your presentation should be on
your specific assignment and your experiences. Address the following:

A) Internship Overview \u2013 2 minutes
\ue000List your goals and objectives
\ue000State how well those goals and objectives have been met
B) Company Overview \u2013 3 minutes

\ue000The products and/or services your company offers are\u2026.
\ue000 The major competitors of my company and their strengths are\u2026.
\ue000 The role my department plays in the success of the company is\u2026
\ue000The specific project or assignment I worked on was\u2026

C) Internship Assignment \u2013 5 minutes

\ue000The single most important thing I learned from my internship was\u2026.
\ue000The best suggestion I have for improving this company is\u2026
\ue000 The (a specific UTD class) that helped me the most was\u2026(state reason)
\ue000The biggest problem that I faced, and addressed, was\u2026
\ue000 The main thing I could have done to improve my performance was\u2026
\ue000 The internship has helped me determine my long-term career goals by\u2026

D) Question and answer \u2013 4-5 minutes (from audience)
Deadlines:E-mail a copy of your PowerPoint presentation to Judy Guyer
guyer@utdallas.edu by the end of day, Friday, April 11, 2008.

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