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APDZ 497 Design Practice Internship

1-5 credits
Professional practice design internship designed to expand student learning in the workplace. Students work with a faculty member and internship site supervisor to formalize the academic component of the experience through development of learning objectives, professional projects, timesheets, work samples and written reviews.

Prerequisites: Admission to the BTAD Program and instructor permission

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Apply techniques, concepts and best practices from the classroom to real-world circumstances
  • Clarify personal career goals, and identify skills that need improving to achieve these goals
  • Self-assess strengths and weaknesses in workplace competencies, such as interpersonal skills, communication skills and roles within an organizational structure
  • Self-assess for skill gaps in technical and design abilities as they apply in the workplace
  • Utilize constructive criticism as an opportunity to improve technical and conceptual abilities in a work environment
  • Produce marketable and professional level portfolio samples