BB H 490
Introduction to Internship Experience (3) Provide an integrative learning experience to develop professional skills encountered in an internship experience and future careers in biobehavioral health.
BB H 490 Introduction to Internship Experience (3)
This course is a prerequisite for BB H 495, Internship Experience in Biobehavioral Health. This course will provide students with the professional and academic skills necessary to develop an internship, be successful in an internship and equip students with the tools necessary to launch a career within the field of BBH or enable students to prepare more competitive applications for entry into post baccalaureate programs in medical fields or graduate school. The primary goal of the course is to provide integrative learning experiences preparing students to be successful in their internship endeavor, while learning practical skills necessary to flourish in future career choices. Course topics include: professional self-assessment and critical reflection, experiential learning, person/environment fit, resume creation and professional writing criteria, practical skills related to securing an internship consistent with professional goals, interviewing skills, professionalism and ethics within the BBH field, effective communication and internship agreement guidelines. Through this practical application, students will gain the necessary proficiencies and awareness of career settings, protocols and contexts under which BBH specialists work and/or prepare for future educational opportunities.
Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.