How to Increase My Chances of Getting an Internship
Your awareness of the plan will facilitate a seamless collaboration between all parties for the next 1-year. Kindly get in touch any time you in case you need any clarification Sincerely Abstract I believe that not unless I prepare adequately for my internship program, then I will be bound to fail I the sense that, I may not secure a chance to attend one. This is because companies are on the watch out for people with the right skill and mentality to advance the firms objectives. Therefore, it is the value that the company feels I can offer towards its growth as opposed to what I will gain from them that matters. The implication is that I need to do everything possible to ensure I stand a chance to secure an internship without much of a challenge.
4 Goals………………………………………………. 6 Project/Solution Description……………. 7 Leadership management……………………………………………………. 7 Certification classes……………………………………………………………9 Mentor and career counsellor……………. 12 Schedule/Timeline (Planning and Operating may be needed) ……………. I must place my best foot forward to ensure I am competitive enough to stay ahead of my peers. The internship program will provide me an opportunity to network with other students from many other institutions, and increased rapport and corporation with the industry. The many benefits that come with internship program notwithstanding, my will, determination, and passion are at stake since I have this strong feeling that I am not fully prepared. However, I have some few plans that I intend to pursue to boost my chances of landing an internship. I believe my capabilities to secure my dream job will depend on well I am prepared along the journey.
Some factors may hinder me from getting an internship, that is, • Firms have limited opportunities to accommodate student interns. • Lack of optimal mentorship program • The environment is too competitive with limited promotion opportunities • Limited openings for extra activity and classes for preparing students for internship • The system is marred with corruption and favoritism that affect transparency • A stagnant economic situation that hinders growth opportunities Since I understand it is not possible to find a solution to all the challenges, my intention to ensure I overcome the most prime issues since this will enable me to; • Increasing my competitiveness in the field • Increase the range of opportunities available • Position myself as a skillful person through learning Goals Each of the goals below will help me to track my progress.
If each goal is successful, I will increase my chances to secure an internship placement with ease. Through the use of strengthsFinder assessor to identify and assess my skills has gone a long way to pinpoint my strengths and weaknesses. This would enable me to leverage my strengths will putting in place a system to reduce my areas of weaknesses. The coursework will entail • a broad historical and analytical view of leadership and management in organizations, that give the 21st-century manager a practical help to deal with the intrigues of their respective industry. • Focus on theoretical perspectives on institutions, teamwork, motivation, personal development, and ethics • Exposure to group work, discussions and workshop • Leadership and management theories and their applicability in an organizational context, critical for success in the modern performance-driven job market.
The course which will run for ten weeks and that I will be scheduled on the evening classes will enable me to: • Become aware of elements of organizational dynamics and behavior • Understand some contending leadership and management theories • Apply theories of management and leadership to analyze a specific organization • Understand the concept of “the reflective performer”: setting targets and self-appraisal • Capture the aspect of ethics and standards in the corporate world • Understand how best to make meetings matter and engage quality circles for action • Get a clear picture of how managers facilitate empowerment and vision for the organization, teams, and individuals they lead. Under this program, I intend to cover topics as outlined below • Designing an organizations structure in response to needs of the business • Historical perspective of management theory • The importance of accommodating diverse culture in an organization • mechanism to build on “Expert power.
” • development and creation of successful change program • Tried and tested vital leadership models and theories • Team intrigues and dynamics to resolving group conflicts • Stress management and how to build business networks • The ethical aspect of leadership practices The fact that this is a short course notwithstanding, it will offer vital insights towards a better understanding of the business environment out there, making it possible for me to position myself for the internship program (City University of London). It follows that institutions will bank on how secure their system operations are and the capability to secure the same from any attacks. Increasing my competitiveness remains a priority, and as such, my certification course will fall under the umbrella of vendor-neutral categorization. This will serve me better since it will portray me as a person who is capable of working with a broad range of software and equipment.
I will evaluate programs and providers to ensure I make a sound decision through; • Searching for accreditation with a well-versed institution such as the American National Standards Institute, over and above seeking endorsement in a discipline-specific professional association. • Enquiring from peers and employers within the profession about their experience, and recommendations on the most recognizable programs, certifications, and providers. • Principles of Cyber Security; the focus in this will be on cybersecurity protections and compromises, networks, best practices in security policy formulation among others • Digital Investigations and Forensics that touches on an aspect such as information security tools, preservation, recovery, and analysis of crime scene evidence. Mentor and career counselor’s visitation I will schedule weekly meetings with a career counselor to discuss on my path to the internship.
This will be critical towards discovering more about myself, the viability of the choices I am making and the career path I have chosen. My appointment in the 10-week program will aim to; • Refine my grey decision areas where I feel unsure of what is the best option for me. • Highlight my strengths and weaknesses • Refine my goals and internship aspirations • Help develop essential internship search skills • Help to link my academic majors, and certifications towards fulfill my career and internship needs. • Seek for clarifications and scheduling for exam by CompTIA……………………. • Begin leadership and management classes……………………. • Begin online certification calasses………………. • Self-evaluate…………………………………………………. end of each month • Evaluate with my mentor…………………………………. Learning and management classes would require tuition fees of $350. Further, I will need funds for transport to coordinate between the day’s activities and the budget for this will be pegged at $10 per day.
Category Frequency cost Personnel twice for the physical classes Once for online classes $175 $100 Exam fees Once for each course $150 Travel Every day $10 Evaluation Features Leadership & Management course Certification course Career mentor and counsellor Cost Travel cost Equipment expenses Tuition fees Travel cost Equipment cost Tuition cost None Time Will happen every evening apart from weekends for 10 weeks. Will take place online and thus its timing will be flexible with most of the classes taking allocated for weekends. I will allocate at least 4 hours per week. Get a challenge about my concerns, feelings, thoughts, ideas about my internship preparations. Interactions Students, lecturer Student & online tutor Student & career advisor It is important to evaluate each goal to ensure it works out as per the set schedule.
This will encompass: setting and identification of specific goal. This will gain traction through a careful discussion with my mentor and career advisor to ensure I do not set over-aggressive goals that will lead to failure. This program will be designed in such a way that it meets all my expectations. It is imperative to acknowledge that competition is cutthroat since all of my peers are looking for the equal opportunity. I will invest time and money to ensure each step of preparation is successful since failing in one will reduce my chances of getting an internship position. All potential companies will evaluate my candidature based on the value I will add to their operations as opposed to skills and experience I will get from them.
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