Career Internship Critical Work Skills Class

Course Number 9101-9107

(Critical Work Skills Class held once a week in conjunction with the career internship)

Updated May 2010

Month

Standards (include state core numbers)

Indicators

Assessment

August-September

  Core Standards 32.0199-01 and 32.0199-02

Introduction to Internships and Requirements of Critical Work Skills Class; Child Labor Laws and  Labor Laws ; How to Get a Job; How to Fill out a Job Application; How to Fill out an Electronic Job Application; How to write a Resume and Cover Letter

  Students will understand labor laws that pertain to the worker; Students will write a resume and cover letter and fill out a job application form.

  Job Application (25 pts) ; Electronic Job Application (25pts) ; Resume Prewrite; (25 pts.)Resume; (100 pts) Cover Letter (60 pts)

October

 Core Standards 32-0199-03

and 32.0199-01

How to Prepare for a Job Interview

Personality Color Code

Top 12 Qualities an Employer Wants in an Employee

  Students will learn how to successfully interview for a job; Students will learn what skills are necessary to be successful in the workplace; Hard and soft skills will be defined and discussed.  Students will learn about the True Values personality color code and assess their own strengths using the color code as a guideline.

  Time Sheet #1 (85 pts) ; Job Interview Questions (25 pts); Quiz on Job Interview Article (25 pts) ; Time Sheet #2 (85 pts)

Employer Evaluation (50 pts) 

Skills List (50 pts)

November

 Core Standard 32.019904

Customer Service Skills; Problem Solving and Teamwork Skills in the Work Place; Listening Skills, Passive, Aggressive, Assertive Communication

  Students will learn the importance of having a good attitude at the work place.  Students will learn about customer service skills, teamwork skills, and problem solving skills.  Students will learn to communicate assertively rather than passively or aggressively; students will learn listening skills.

  Business Letter (60 pts) ; Listening assignment (25 pts) Assertive Communication  Read and Respond (30 pts)

December

 Core Standards 32-0199-04

and 32.0199-05

Oral and written reports summarizing student internship experience.

  Students will give an oral presentation to the class summarizing the internship experience; Students will write a written report which also summarizes the internship experience.

  Time Sheet #2 for second term (85 pts)

Oral Report (100 pts); Visual Aid (50 pts); Written Report (100 pts)

January

 Core Standards:  32.0199-05 and 32.0199-03

Making Wise Career Choices and Funding College /Schooling; Ethics on the Job

 

End of First Semester

  Students will learn about current job options and options for funding college or post-secondary schooling; students will discuss ethics on the job.

  Time Sheet #2 (85 pts) ; Employer Evaluation (50 pts) Job Skills Log (25 pts) 

February

 Core Standards 32.0199-01 and 32.0199-02

Introduction to Internships and Requirements of Critical Work Skills Class; Child Labor Laws and  Labor Laws ; How to Get a Job; How to Fill out a Job Application; How to Fill out an Electronic Job Application; How to write a Resume and Cover Letter

 Students will understand labor laws that pertain to the worker; Students will write a resume and cover letter and fill out a job application form.

 Job Application (25 pts) ; Electronic Job Application (25pts) ; Resume Prewrite; (25 pts.)Resume; (100 pts) Cover Letter (60 pts)

March

 Core Standards 32-0199-03

and 32.0199-01

How to Prepare for a Job Interview

Personality Color Code

Top 12 Qualities an Employer Wants in an Employee

 Students will learn how to successfully interview for a job; Students will learn what skills are necessary to be successful in the workplace; Hard and soft skills will be defined and discussed.  Students will learn about the True Values personality color code and assess their own strengths using the color code as a guideline.

 Time Sheet #1 (85 pts) ; Job Interview Questions (25 pts); Quiz on Job Interview Article (25 pts) ; Time Sheet #2 (85 pts)

Employer Evaluation (50 pts) 

Skills List (35 pts)

April

 Core Standard 32.019904

Customer Service Skills; Problem Solving and Teamwork Skills in the Work Place; Listening Skills, Passive, Aggressive, Assertive Communication

 Students will learn the importance of having a good attitude at the work place.  Students will learn about customer service skills, teamwork skills, and problem solving skills.  Students will learn to communicate assertively rather than passively or aggressively; students will learn listening skills.

 

Business Letter (60 pts) ; Listening assignment (25 pts) Assertive Communication  Read and Respond (30 pts)

May-June

 Core Standards 32-0199-04

and 32.0199-05

Oral and written reports summarizing student internship experience.

Core Standards:  32.0199-05 and 32.0199-03

Making Wise Career Choices and Funding College /Schooling; Ethics on the Job

 

End of Semester

   Students will give an oral presentation to the class summarizing the internship experience; Students will write a written report which also summarizes the internship experience.

Students will learn about current job options and options for funding college or post-secondary schooling; students will discuss ethics on the job.

 Time Sheet #2 for second term (85 pts)

Oral Report (100 pts); Visual Aid (50 pts); Written Report (100 pts)