Description - Describes how students engage, what they do, reflecting the nature and depth of the program/experience.
|Students attend half or full day visit to an employer site for an overview of the organization and their employment opportunities. Common components include presentations by organizational leadership and human resources staff, practitioner panels (most often with alumni representation), shadowing opportunities and facility tours.|
Term - The semester in which the activity occurs
Category - Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education (CAS) category with which this engagement activity is most closely aligned, from the perspective of the student in the activity.
Career Services - The primary mission of Career Services is to assist students and other designated clients in developing, evaluating, and implementing career, education, and employment plans.
Campus Label - Type of purposeful activity, as defined across units
Division - University organization
|Student Affairs & Academic Support|
Department - University organization
Unit - University organization
Special Designation - Engagement has a special designation based on review of educational purpose and intentional design.
|Time on Task|
Time on Task - Amount of time that a student engages in this activity (including orientation/training, supervision/feedback, reflection on learning).
|5 - 8 hours|
Participation Entry - Extent to which participation is restricted (e.g., minimum GPA, classification)
|Open - any student can participate (no required credentials, such as GPA, hours earned)|
|Minimum Credit Hours|
Minimum Credit Hours - Number of credit hours or years in college required to participate in this activity
|No requirements for credit hours or years completed|
Minimum GPA - Minimum GPA required to participate in this activity
|GPA requirement varies by student's major/college|
Other Requirements - Additional requirements to participate in this activity
|No additional requirements|
Expectations - How expectations are communicated to students about how they will engage in this program
Active Learning - What students do; the nature or type of the engagement, that is expected to contribute to their learning
Career development - Identify and articulate one's skills, strengths, knowledge, and experiences relevant to a career field and career goals, and identify areas necessary for professional growth.
Knowledge/Skills - Knowledge applied and/or skills practiced by students as they engage in this activity
|Inquiry and analysisdefinition|
Inquiry and analysis - Systematically explore issues, objects or works through collection and analysis of evidence for informed conclusions or judgments; break complex topics or issues into parts for better understanding
Communication - spokendefinition
Communication - spoken - Students engage in purposeful oral communication as an intentional part of the activity
Interacts With - With whom students directly interact, as they engage in this activity
|External agency (employer, college, school, community agency)|
Professional staff member(s) on this campus
Diversity - Extent to which student learning about diversity is included in program structure
|Not deliberately included in program structuredefinition|
Not deliberately included in program structure - Interactions with or observation of diverse others, and/or discussions about diversity may happen by chance, but are not intentionally included in the structure of the program/experience
Feedback - How and from whom students receive feedback on their engagement in this program
|Informal feedback only|
Reflection - How, and with whom, students engage in reflection on their learning while engaged in this activity
|Group / class session(s) with professional staff|
Informal only, no structured reflection activity
Program Website - For additional information, go to the unit website.
Rubric - Describes specific expectations for student involvement in the activity