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ACTIVITY SELECTION LIST - SPRING 2014

Please note the various due dates and amount of seminar credit hours. (Click here for additional online activity selection list.)

ACTIVITY STUDENT RESPONSIBILITY COMPLETED BY ACTIVITY
CREDIT

Writing and
Tutorial
Center
Services

Process:

Get expert help writing your required Student Report. Students who are English language learners will find this help especially useful. When you visit the Tutorial/Writing Centers identify yourself as a Work Experience Student. You must take your Student Handbook and a draft of your Student Report (see page 34) to make the maximum use of your time with a tutor.


Days/hours vary at each center on the two campuses. Check the website for details:
www.santarosa.edu/tutorial

Santa Rosa Campus

Tutorial Center - 4251 Doyle

Library, Phone 521-6903

English Department Writing Center - 1629 Emeritus Hall, Phone 527-7836

Petaluma Campus

College Skills Lab- 247 Kathleen Doyle Hall,
Phone 778-2409

Get help with grammar, writing mechanics, paragraph development and computer assistance software is available.

English Department Writing Center - 690 Richard W. Call Building

April 23, 2014

 

 

1 hour/visit
2 hours
maximum

 

 

Career Development Services

The Career Development Services has useful information and services on resume preparation and interview techniques. Come to the resource library to research jobs or take an assessment test to identify your best career fit. Career Development Services is located in Bertolini Student Center/3rd Floor.

Career Exploration: Using Eureka

Internet: Use the lab sites to explore financial aid, school information, and career guidance

 

 

 

 

 


April 23, 2014

April 23, 2014

 

 

 

 

 


1 hour

1 hour

 

Cover Letter**

Printed Copy

Sample cover letter available in this handbook on page 26.

Full credit is not guaranteed.

If submitted by March 26, you will have the opportunity to redo and resubmit.

April 9, 2014

No late papers accepted
Turn in printed cover letter to WE Office

 

1 hour

Resume**

Printed Copy

NOT AN INTERN ACTIVITY

See resume instructions, worksheet, and sample in handbook on pages 27-30.

For purposes of grading for this class, your resume needs to be in compliance with the guidelines on pages 27-30.

Full credit is not guaranteed. If submitted by March 26, you will have the opportunity to redo and resubmit.

INTERNS MAY NOT USE RESUME AS AN ACTIVITY - RESUME IS SUBMITTED WITH YOUR STUDENT REPORT.

April, 2014
No late papers ­accepted
Turn in printed resume to WE Office

 

 

2 hours
Informational Interview** Interview a professional in the career field that you are interested in. Pick up Interview Question Worksheet from the Work Experience office or online. When completed turn into the Work Experience Office by November 20. April 23, 2014 1 hour

Other
Activities

NOT INCLUDED IN HANDBOOK


Examples:
•College Skills Workshops
•Job in-service training

**This is for SEMINARS & ACTIVITIES NOT included in this HANDBOOK.**

BEFORE THE ACTIVITY HAPPENS YOU ARE REQUIRED TO:

1. Fill out the Prior Approval Form
completely

3. Click SUBMIT

4. Approval /Disapproval will be sent to you
via email

5. If approved, and when the activity is
completed, SUBMIT a typed 1 page
report, turn in to the Work Experience
Office or submit online.

April 23, 2014 1 - 6 hours
Course Evaluation**

Select the link below or submit page 31 - 32 in your Work Experience Handbook to the Work Experience Office.

Interns see page 25 -26 in Intern Handbook.

Work Experience Evaluation Form

Internship Evaluation Form.

Do not turn in Course Evaluation before 2nd meeting with your Instructor.

May 12, 2014 1 hour
** You may do this activity or the online version of it. You may NOT do both.

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ONLINE ACTIVITY SELECTION LIST

TO COMPLETE AN ONLINE VIDEO ACTIVITY:

1. Select the link for the Online Video you would like to view from the list below
.
2. Complete the Video Activty Form online and then submit for credit.


IF you have questions: contact Online Coordinator -kkinahan@santarosa.edu

Title Video Description COMPLETE BY ACTIVITY CREDIT

A Collection of
Communication Videos to Help You Improve Your Verbal &
Non-Verbal
Communication Skills
UPDATED


Clear, effective communication is a vital and essential workplace skill. Whether it is the day-to-day workplace, on the telephone, in a presentation, in a written report, or by e-mail. This collection of videos will assist you in improving the number one soft skill, communication.

You may select the link below to preview this activity and/or to begin the activity.

Communication Video Activity

April 23, 2014 2 hours

A Collection of
Customer Service Videos to Help You Be The Employee that Employers Want
NEW

89% of consumers began doing
business with a competitor following a poor customer experience. Source: RightNow Customer Experience Impact Report 2011. This collection of videos will give you tips and strategies to improve your customer service skills..

You may select the link below to preview this activity and/or to begin the activity.

Customer Service Video Activity

 

April 23, 2014 2 hours
A Collection of
Networking Videos to Improve Your
Social and In PersonNetworking Skills
NEW

This Activity will be available on Thursday, Jan. 23

Finding a job in today’s economy can be tough, but there are opportunities if you know where to look. The best way to find these opportunities is not through online job boards, the
classifieds, or employment agencies—it’s by talking to people around you.

Networking Video Activity

 

 

April 23, 2014 2 hours
Work Ethics &
Professionalism: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly
UPDATED

Employers are consistently ranking work ethics and professionalism as the No. 1 necessary job skill, aside from the basic occupational skills needed to perform the job. This collection of videos will offer you strategies and tips to improve your work ethic and
professionalism to put you at the top of the employee list.

Work Ethics Video Activity

April 23, 2014 2 hours
Activity Student Responsibility COMPLETE BY ACTIVITY CREDIT

TO COMPLETE AN ONLINE ACTIVITY:

1. Select the link for the Online Activity you would like to complete from the list below.

2. Follow the directions listed on the activity site to earn credit.

Online Cover Letter** Sample cover letters available on website. To receive credit, your cover letter must be sent electronically.

Full credit is not guaranteed.

If submitted by March 26, you will have the opportunity to redo and re-submit.

Cover Letter Submission

Note: you may do either hard copy resume/cover letter or online resume/cover letter. NOT both.

April 9, 2014
No late papers ­accepted

 

 

1 hour

Online Resume**

NOT AN INTERN ACTIVITY

See resume instructions and samples on website.

To receive credit your resume must be sent electronically. Full credit is not guaranteed.

If submitted by March 26, you will have the opportunity to redo and re-submit.

INTERNS: Note, Interns submit resume as part of the student report and are not elgible for resume activity credit.

Resume Submission

April 9, 2014
No late papers ­accepted

 

2 hours
Online Resume Tutotial

This self-paced activity is designed to assist you in developing and/or improving your resume. Resources and guidelines will be provided.

Online Resume Tutorial

 

April 23, 2014 1 hour
Informational
Interview**
This activity will guide you in conducting an informational interview. Communication and Job Knowledge are emphasized in this activity.-

Informational Interview

April 23, 2014 1 hour
Social
Networking &
Professional
Branding

Social
Networking &
Professional
Branding

Social Networking


April 23, 2014 2 hours
Mastering Soft Skills for Workplace Success
UPDATED

No matter how smart you are, or how many degrees you earn, you are going to need a solid set of soft skills in order to be successful. Employers want employees with good
communication skills, a strong work ethic,
initiative, interpersonal skills, and problem-solving abilities. Soft skills are essential for workplace success.

Soft Skills

April 23, 2014 2 hours

Workplace Culture


This activity will help you tune into the
importance of workplace culture and how to avoid a culture mismatch for your future job.

Workplace Culture

April 23, 2014 2 hours
Course Evaluation**

Select link below to complete Course Evaluation or submit the Course Evaluation from your handbook:

Work Experience - pgs. 31-32 Interns - pgs. 21-22

Do not turn in Program Evaluation before 2nd meeting with your Instructor.

Work Experience Evaluation Form

Internship Evaluation

 

 

May 12, 2014 1 hour
** You may do this online activity or the “hard copy” version of it. You may NOT do both.

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