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Capstone Scholars Program Assistant

Description

Description - Describes how students engage, what they do, reflecting the nature and depth of the program/experience.

Students interact with department visitors in the Capstone office and with prospective students and parents at admission events. Students also serve as office assistants: checking students in for appointments, responding to email and telephone inquiries, and assisting with data processing.
Term

Term - The semester in which the activity occurs

Fall 2018
Category

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.

Student Employmentdefinition

Student Employment - Student is employed part-time by the university and engages in career readiness development activities as part of supervision process.

Campus Label

Campus Label - Type of purposeful activity, as defined across units

Student Program Leader
Division

Division - University organization

Student Affairs & Academic Support
Department

Department - University organization

Student Housing and Sustainability
Unit

Unit - University organization

Capstone Scholars
Special Designation

Special Designation - Engagement has a special designation based on review of educational purpose and intentional design.

Experiential Learning Opportunity
GLD-Professional & Civic Engagement
Time on Task

Time on Task - Amount of time that a student engages in this activity (including orientation/training, supervision/feedback, reflection on learning).

60 - 89 hours
Participation Entry

Participation Entry - Extent to which participation is restricted (e.g., minimum GPA, classification)

Selected through competitive application
Minimum Credit Hours

Minimum Credit Hours - Number of credit hours or years in college required to participate in this activity

15 hours or one semester completed at USC
Minimum GPA

Minimum GPA - Minimum GPA required to participate in this activity

3.0
Other Requirements

Other Requirements - Additional requirements to participate in this activity

-
Expectations

Expectations - How expectations are communicated to students about how they will engage in this program

Group orientation / class session(s)
Active Learning

Active Learning - What students do; the nature or type of the engagement, that is expected to contribute to their learning

Career readinessdefinition

Career readiness - Attain and develop requisite competencies to broadly prepare for a successful transition into the workplace. (e.g., critical thinking/problem solving, oral/written communications, teamwork/collaboration, leadership, professionalism/work ethic)


Knowledge/Skills

Knowledge/Skills - Knowledge applied and/or skills practiced by students as they engage in this activity

Professionalism / career readinessdefinition

Professionalism / career readiness - Workplace knowledge and skills such as personal accountability, time management, ethical behavior, working effectively with others, critical thinking, problem solving, oral/written communications, collaboration, leadership


Interpersonal skillsdefinition

Interpersonal skills - Use empathetic skills to guide and motivate others; assess and manage emotions of self and others

Interacts With

Interacts With - With whom students directly interact, as they engage in this activity

Student(s) on this campus
Diversity

Diversity - Extent to which student learning about diversity is included in program structure

Included in program structure, not the primary focusdefinition

Included in program structure, not the primary focus - Although not the primary focus of the program/experience, discussion of diversity topics is intentionally included in the structure of the program/experience

Feedback

Feedback - How and from whom students receive feedback on their engagement in this program

Group / class session with professional staff
Reflection

Reflection - How, and with whom, students engage in reflection on their learning while engaged in this activity

(1-1) session(s) with professional staff
Each student produces written reflection(s)
Program Website

Program Website - For additional information, go to the unit website.

https://sc.edu/about/offices_and_divisions/capstone_scholars/academic-leadership-opportunities/student-leadership/
Rubric

Rubric - Describes specific expectations for student involvement in the activity

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