Human Resource Management Internship Program
The Lakeshore Technical College Human Resource Management program requires that students complete an internship performing work in a business and/or industrial service setting related to their program objectives. Students are responsible for seeking and obtaining an internship position.
For more information contact the Human Resource Management internship instructor, firstname.lastname@example.org or call 920.693.1648.
- Develop a self-awareness of how to develop personal success in a business setting through skills, attitudes, values and behavior patterns
- Gain exposure to your career field under the mentorship and guidance of a business professional
- Plan and execute a process by which a defined project is completed at the workplace
- Utilize all previous education in the "capstone" course.
- You will discuss your internship interests with the internship instructor listed for your specific program.
- Your internship instructor will authorize you to access the internship website for information and internship lead.
- Students are responsible for seeking and obtaining an internship position if none is found through the website.
- Students who locate an internship for which they wish to apply must receive confirmation from their internship instructor before responding to the internship listing.
- Students will contact the sponsor(s) of their choosing, as directed on the site sponsor listing, and provide the information required to apply for the internship.
- Internship sponsors are encouraged to evaluate the student's abilities and skills though an interview.
- Internship sponsors have the option of sponsoring one or more interns during an academic semester, including summer.
- Internship sponsors have the option of declining to sponsor an intern.
- The student, site supervisor, and internship instructor sign an agreement that specifies the duties and obligations of each.
- The student signs a confidentiality agreement.
- Internships are unpaid, though some sponsors have elected to have paid Internships.
- The internship is a 3-credit class.
- Three credits (216 on-site hours, over the course of a semester- 16 weeks) are earned through performance of tasks at the direction of the on-site supervisor as well as completion of a work-related project.
- Both the site supervisor and the faculty instructor evaluate the intern's performance.
- Students are in their second year of human resource management studies.
- Students must have successfully completed 45 credits and maintained a 3.0 GPA.
Recent Human Resource Administration interns have successfully completed the following projects for their sponsoring organizations:
- A visual system to identify the physical locations of injuries in the workplace as well as the areas on the body where the injuries occurred. This system is now the standard across a three location manufacturing operation.
- An HR Audit that focused primarily on paperwork retention issues. Files that had not been maintained for an 8 year period were thoroughly examined and a decision matrix created by the student-intern established the criterion by which documents were maintained or destroyed.
- Assisted with the implementation of an HRIS system. Helped with training and beta testing of the system.
- Revitalized an out-dated New Employee Orientation process. The new process includes plant tours, mentor relationships, etc.