AR 380 Practicum
Jerry Nevins, Professor
Practica offer you an opportunity for real world work and experience related to you major field of study. Finding the right match for you will take time. As a first step, please set up a meeting with Wiley Dawson, internship coordinator.He will go over the necessary paperwork and he has a list of internship sites that are eager to work with Albertus Students.
Wiley Dawson Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Internships grant 2 - 12 credits depending on the hours spent. 40 hours of on the job time is necessary for each credit granted. If you would like to register for 3 credits, then plan on spending 120 hours at the internship site... 480 hours for the maximum of 12 credits.
Time to complete the internship is flexible and can be done either during the regular academic year, or during off times from school such as during winter break or summer break.
Here are a list of 9 organizations that specialize in placements for internships and volunteer opportunities. What about an internship overseas? You will again invaluable international experience and earn college credit. A summer internship would be ideal time to travel for credit. What about out of state?
DV's commit full-time (typically 40 hours per week) to ministries that vary widely from teaching, administering social service programs, public policy advocacy, immigrant rights organizing, nursing, and organic farming. There is indeed good and needed work for all gifts and interests!
The Idealist lists 170 internship opportunities in Graphic Design alone. Here are a couple of international examples:
PSCORE is a non-profit, non-religious, non-partisan NGO in Seoul, South Korea working towards reunification of the Korean peninsula. PSCORE is comprised of North Korean defectors, South Korean college students, and foreigners who share a common interest and passion for North Korean human rights issues, reunification, and helping young North Korean defectors settle in South Korea.
We are seeking a talented student intern who can enhance PSCORE's communication with general public through creative design solutions. The intern will have an exciting opportunity to work closely with a young, dynamic team to actively promote North Korean human rights. This is an unpaid, full-time position, but we can provide internship credit for suitable candidates.
PSCORE is an organization in Special Consultative Status with the UN Economic and Social Council since 2012. Please visit www.pscore.org to learn more about our work.
...talk about a resume builder!
Documentary Arts Asia (DAA) is a non-profit organization which works primarily in photography and film, but also audio and narrative writing, to tell the stories from Asia that need to be heard.
The duties of the intern include designing posters, web-graphics, magazines, books and more. In this internship you will gain in-depth understanding and experience in how to produce a professional design and layout from the DAA designer and other DAA staff.
You will receive regular feedback from DAA directors, free tuition at any in-house DAA workshops run during the internship, and 50% off on guest workshops during the internship. Where possible we are happy to help interns meet their school or university requirements such as additional credit assignments.
Internships are usually three months in duration, five days per week. All interns are required to spend some hours at the DAA desk, welcoming guests to the centre and doing general tasks in addition to their special projects.
Please fill up this form on our website :
Location: Chiang Mai Province, Thailand.
The following compilation of 8 orgaizations dedicated to offering rich opportunities for you were provided by Mashable.com ...link to these opportunities.
Idealist's mission is to "close the gap between intention and action." It's a trusted source of volunteer opportunities around the world, which you can narrow down by time commitment, area of focus (youth, health, animals, etc.) and language.
GozAround markets itself as a social network dedicated to making the world a better place. Individuals and organizations can search for and post volunteer requests in specific categories, allowing you to connect easily when something piques your interest, matches your abilities and fits your schedule.
The site also gamifies your experience – you earn GozAround Points, which increase your ranking within the site and earn you rewards.
Search for both local and virtual volunteer work at VolunteerMatch.org. The platform's nearly 30 categories include LGBT, People With Disabilities, Race & Ethnicity, and Arts & Culture.
You can also search by organization, and read other volunteers' stories.
Catchafire knows you might be a busy, working professional. If you're looking to use the same skills you've acquired on the job to help good causes, this site lets you do just that, asking what you're interested in and what you're good at. Search open projects, apply and interview in a way that's convenient for you.
As a plus, many of the projects are remote, catering to the idea that working stiffs can still lend a helping hand.
Network for Good lets you search volunteer opportunities by keyword, specific charity names and area of interest. You can also check off special needs or requirements, such as if you're a teen or senior, or you'd like to volunteer in a large group.
Network for Good also has a dedicated page for people who want to help with disaster and crisis relief.
Want to work long-term with a community in need in a country other than your own? Search through the Global Volunteer Network, which boasts a five-minute, no-obligation form to help you find an opportunity right for you. There are currently 19 projects in 93 countries, and more than 16,000 volunteers have been deployed around the country. Popular projects include teaching English in Costa Rica, mentoring children in Rwanda and caring for orphans in Uganda.
This isn't voluntourism, though – you'll be working toward long-term impact in a developing country, and you'll need to cover the costs yourself.
DoSomething is one of the leading organizations for youth and social change. With more than 3.2 members, DoSomething helps young people, well, do something. Choose a cause, a time commitment and the type of work you'd like to do, whether it's face-to-face, hosting an event or taking a stand.
DoSomething is also unique in that it offers opportunities for causes such as bullying, discrimination, and sex and relationships.
The HandsOn Network helps you find local resources and Volunteer Action Centers in the U.S., scroll through skill-based opportunities and search a number of useful links and tools.
At the end of the experience I review the evaluations from your site supervisor as well as your own self assessment to arrive at a grade for the experience.
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As a member of the Albertus Magnus College Community, each student taking this course agrees to uphold the principles of honor set forth by this community, to defend these principles against abuse or misuse and to abide by the regulations of the College. In Art class that means that all work presented for a grade is your own, created by you.
Tradition of Respect: In our class: 1) Everyone is allowed to feel they can work and learn in a safe and caring environment; 2) Everyone learns about, understands, appreciates, and respects varied races, classes, genders, physical and mental abilities, and sexualities; 3) Everyone matters; 4) All individuals are to be respected and treated with dignity and civility; and 5) Everyone shares the responsibility for making our class, and the College, a positive and better place to live, work, and learn.
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