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business lady on phoneThese guidelines can help ensure experiences that students and clients find mutually beneficial.

As the client, you will need to:

Orient the student to your work and setting; acquaint him/her with the people with whom s/he will be working, the environment, and any other overall policies that s/he should know up-front. If the intern understands your goals and formal and informal rules, the experience will be both successful and safe.

Identify a skilled and willing senior person to serve as the mentor--the key contact for the intern. In our view, a mentor is someone highly familiar with the organization and significantly more skilled and knowledgeable than the intern regarding tasks or responsibilities to which he or she will be assigned. A mentor should be enthusiastic about supervising the intern.

In return, you will receive:

For more information, please contact:
Dr. Marcie Bober-Michel, Chair
Department of Educational Technology
San Diego State University
San Diego, CA 92182-1182
619.594.0587
619.594.6376 (fax)
http://edtec.sdsu.edu/

 

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