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Syllabus Pre-Internship Course: First steps for professionalism in the field - 59515

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Last update 14-10-2018
HU Credits: 0

Degree/Cycle: 2nd degree (Master)

Responsible Department: Glocal International Development

Semester: Yearly

Teaching Languages: English

Campus: Mt. Scopus

Course/Module Coordinator: Mr. Imri Aba Schattner Ornan

Coordinator Office Hours: by appointment

Teaching Staff:
Mr. Imri Aba Schattner Ornan
Ms. Yalee Azani

Course/Module description:
This is a practical course (taught in two parts) designed to guide students in designing and preparing for their internship. The course is held every other week and provides students the tools and knowledge to identify and construct the best internship for them.
Among other things, the students will learn to identify the suitable organization, build Terms of Reference, create a risk assessment and learn about the region and field of their prospective internship

Course/Module aims:
Students will identifying their internship goals and objectives
Students will find suitable internship placements apply and create a joint term of reference
Students will be able to classify organizations according to organization type, sector, field and approach.

Students will know how to search for relevant information using a variety of data sources
Students will gain the knowledge to produce Professional CVs and cover letters
Students will learn to create a professional Term of Reference
- students will learn to build a risk assessment
- students will learn to build a budget

Learning outcomes - On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
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Attendance requirements(%):

Teaching arrangement and method of instruction: Frontal classes, participatory session with students and individual meetings

Course/Module Content:
1st Term:
23 Oct 2018 :Introduction, identifying personal skills, identifying the organization
6 Nov 2018: How to write a CV and cover letter, networking
27 Nov 2018: personal meeting
4 Dec 2018: personal meetings
18 De 2018: Cross cultural work, learning about culture and language
8 Jan 2019: Cohort 6 students internship panel: working in different fields

2nd Term:
19 Mar 2019: Building a ToR
2 Apr 2019: Cohort 6 students: overcoming challenges
30 Apr 2019: Personal meetings
14 May 2019: Safety and Security
28 May 2019: How to build a budget?
11 Jun 2019: Personal meetings
25 Jun 2019: Final meeting, personal care, and goodbye

Required Reading:
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Additional Reading Material:
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Course/Module evaluation:
End of year written/oral examination 0 %
Presentation 0 %
Participation in Tutorials 80 %
Project work 0 %
Assignments 0 %
Reports 0 %
Research project 0 %
Quizzes 0 %
Other 20 %
securing internship placement

Additional information:
Students needing academic accommodations based on a disability should contact the Center for Diagnosis and Support of Students with Learning Disabilities, or the Office for Students with Disabilities, as early as possible, to discuss and coordinate accommodations, based on relevant documentation.
For further information, please visit the site of the Dean of Students Office.