Internship Opportunities and Ideas

You’ve defined some future peers based on some future goals, and now it’s time to build a path toward working with them. Use your research from those two weeks to identify workplaces that you think align with your goals. Don’t worry about whether they have internship programs or placements defined, just worry about the actual …

The final Project Proposal Outline

example web design proposal example animation proposal A proposal either in a document or slide presentation to be reviewed for final project must include the following: A title slide with a tentative name for your project (does not include the phrase “final project”) and your name (or username if you wish to post online and …

Deliberate Choice, Methodical Practice

Intentional, calculated, conscious, studied, purposeful, preplanned… What in your life did you choose to do that you feel the above adjectives could be used to describe that choice you made? How did you deliberately make the choice? What information did you gather and how?  Ordered, systematic, disciplined, meticulous, efficient, structured, well-planned… What in your life …

A final project that identifies with your big goal

You’ve spent a fair amount of time researching future peers based on your BIG GOAL. It’s time to take a closer look at the kinds of work those future peers have completed in the recent past and see what opportunities for work you might complete with their models in mind. The works they’ve produced might …

Internship Course Requirements and Process

Below is a summary of the CT 490 or CT 491 internship process. It’s most important to remember that you cannot register for the course until you have an approved internship placement. 300 hrs. requirement Model is based on 15 wk semester with 20 hrs/wk There can be flexibility in your start time, but the …

Time to Show Off

Showoff flickr photo by Bindaas Madhavi shared under a Creative Commons (BY-NC-ND) license It’s time! You’ve been taking classes in the Communications Technology major for at least a couple years, probably more. And now you should start thinking about how your plan to showcase your work in a way that communities of practice you respect, …

Defining a Big Goal and some small tasks to get started

I know what I want to be, who I want to become… It’s all so clear… And then I start to think about all the things I need to do. The distractions creep in. The impossibility of it all… Having big goals vs. knowing how to accomplish them can be overwhelming. But hopefully the work …

Updates! Updates! Updates!

In class work on a blog post which gives an update on your digital presence, final project proposal, and resume efforts. Read below. So we have three more meetings for the remainder of the semester. You’re going to be presenting you digital presence on the last day in whatever shape it’s in. Hopefully you will …