German and Russian
 

Academic Internship: German Work

Academic Internship: German Work
On-the-job ten-week summer language experience in German-speaking countries. Report required.
GERM
399R
 Hours0.5 - 9.0 Credit, Arr Lecture, Arr Lab
 PrerequisitesNone
 NoteNot applicable to German major or minor.
 TaughtFall, Winter, Spring, Summer
 ProgramsContaining GERM 399R
Course Outcomes: 

Work-related skills

In their final reports and interviews, students who have completed German 399R will be able to demonstrate the following:

Students will be able to identify a list of five work-related skills that they learned during their internship experience.

Increasing knowledge of technical language

Students will be able to provide a list of work-specific vocabulary and technical terms that they learned over the course of their internships.

Awareness of increased competitiveness

Students will be able to articulate specific ways that their internship has made them more competitive in the employment market including experience, improved language skills, specific job skills, networking opportunities, etc.

Certifications and endorsements

Students will be able to explain and contextualize thelanguage certifications, endorsements and course completion documents that they have received from their host institutions.

Cultural differences

Students will be able to list specific differences between American workplace culture and the work ethic, practices and ideas they learned in a German-language working environment.