My coach would always emphasize how much perception one needs at lifeguarding, and that someone's life could depend on me if the situation turns tragic. My first experience involving saving a life was saving a plastic mannequin's life. The situation of the mannequin was that he almost drowned, and the coach called me to resuscitate him, by applying cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) (Thesaurus, 2016). After some minutes, the coach would then decide if my CPR was sufficient to save the mannequin's life. Gladly for me, the mannequin's chest inflated and kept on “breathing”, showing how I saved his life. The ethic of my incident corresponded with how I responded and applied what I learned to save someone’s life. I could have just done a mediocre resuscitation and terminate my training, but the idea that someday someone’s life depends on me kindled a desire to start and practice real life lifeguarding ethics. And since I always responded diligently when I was training, my responses have carried over towards my life outside the pool I worked as a
The “real world” is coming soon. The moment we all wait for, the moment we are able to put on our graduation caps, and have the sense of relief. We’re done! But as the soon-to-be graduates are handed their diplomas, and we being the search, some of dread. A recurring theme in recent graduate job search is the lack of experience factor. "Where do I get experience if no one is willing to hire me?" “What will set our resume apart from the rest?” Easy answer, internships. Many students focus on gaining experience with internships to add to the resume. Work experience makes you more marketable as a job candidate; it also gives you the opportunity to fully understand the field you have chosen. Then you can truly enter your field with your eyes wide open. Employers are not only looking for experience, but the right experience.
Each professional spoke about the internship programs in their own companies. They then talked about the most important factors when applying for internships. Having a 3.0 is more important than a 4.0 because it will get you in the door for an internship. From there, experience and internships become much more important. Related experience includes internships, projects, and research experience. One of the best ways to stand out once obtaining an internship is to “articulate a desire to learn”. As you are given work in an internship, the panelist suggested that you should be sure to show that you are interested in learning more about what you are doing or about learning new things. Another interesting idea that was discussed was about the outcome of an internship. An outcome of an internship is often the realization that you do not want to continue with the work you are doing. This realization is still an extremely valuable outcome from any internship
Acquiring a first-class internship program in the field of the healthcare industry is an effective step towards a successful profession.
An internship can also heighten the awareness of community issues, motivates to create opportunities, embrace new ideas, and give direction to positive change. A successful internship can provide valuable information in making decisions about the direction of future studies or employment. An internship is an opportunity to not only use and develop industry-related knowledge and skills, but also to enhance some of the skills that are transferable to any professional work setting. For some people, the internship is the first introduction to the world of work. No matter where the skills and understanding of professionalism lie, internship is a chance to develop them even further.
In her article, “The Ideal Internship,” Gina McGalliard talks about how internships can influence career choices of students, how to conduct research in picking an internship site, and what to do during and after an internship. This article also briefly outlines McGalliard’s own internship and experience.
Since junior year of high school, I have found this answer interesting. Therefore, this internship would allow me to continue what I have already found fascinating and place these ideas in a professional research study.
“An internship can offer a career-building experience and be a stepping stone to your dream profession”.
Description: If you could start your internship over, what would you do differently? How would you set yourself up for greater success?
I have learned so much from working this internship at my family company. I have learned that owing and managing your own business is not all peaches and roses, it is some serious hard work. While doing this experience, I have learned how to do mostly accounting things and also I was able to sit in with the executives during some of their meetings. The accounting side of it, I was taught how to go in and enter checks into Quick Books, I was taught how to fill out deposit slips and was in charge of making sure they got
I learned something about myself during this internship program. One of the most important things that I learned is skill. During internship, the opportunity to get new knowledge is everywhere, which includes knowing how to fulfil task relevant to my desired career path and I can become better by spending time to sharpening and honing my skills during the internship.
Getting an internship during one's college career is often helpful for undergraduates looking for real world experience they can use when they graduate and begin to go on interviews and start their career. It's important that when selecting program students learn what they can about it and choose one that will really help them gain some valuable experience.
Internships can also be called as job training for professional careers. Internships generally, consists exchange of ideas and services for experience between students and organizations. Some interns find permanent, paid programme with the organizations for which they worked. This gives a benefit to the employer as they do not have to search for a new employee, as the interns are trained previously and they are less demanding. Internship experiences provide the opportunity to apply classroom theories into the real world, thus it enhances the student’s academic and their career goals.
In this chapter I reflect on the internship. Regarding my learning goals I shortly discuss my
My process in an internship was a great experience. I was working with Comunidades Unidas (Communities United) during these four months. My experience with this non-profit organization is incredible and at the same time I learned to work with members of the community. This organization works with undeserved Latino Community in the West side of Salt Lake City. I did not work an only specific area because they work in different files. However, I was a case manager who received call and tries to refer people to the different programs of this organization or contact them with other agencies.