Event Title

Concurrent Sessions: Facilitating Transitions from Classroom to Community Service to Employment: Cultivating a Civically Minded Workforce

Location

Campus Center Lower Level, 9th Floor, Room 911 - University of Massachusetts - Amherst

Event Website

http://www.umass.edu/studentsuccessconference/index.php

Start Date

11-10-2013 10:15 AM

End Date

11-10-2013 11:30 AM

Description

This session will examine the ways in which Mount Wachusett Community College engages students in meaningful community based internships and capstone service learning that contextualizes classroom experiences and facilitates a transition from student to professional. Strategies such as cultivation of relationships with site partners, the development of a mutually beneficial work plan, student mentoring in areas such as resume building, interview skills, 21st Century Workforce Development and other best practices will be addressed.

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Oct 11th, 10:15 AM Oct 11th, 11:30 AM

Concurrent Sessions: Facilitating Transitions from Classroom to Community Service to Employment: Cultivating a Civically Minded Workforce

Campus Center Lower Level, 9th Floor, Room 911 - University of Massachusetts - Amherst

This session will examine the ways in which Mount Wachusett Community College engages students in meaningful community based internships and capstone service learning that contextualizes classroom experiences and facilitates a transition from student to professional. Strategies such as cultivation of relationships with site partners, the development of a mutually beneficial work plan, student mentoring in areas such as resume building, interview skills, 21st Century Workforce Development and other best practices will be addressed.

http://scholarworks.umass.edu/studentsuccess/2013/Schedule/25