Paid Internship Report

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Another rising issue is recruiting via social media. This sort of recruitment is open to a lot of bias as more confidential information can be disclosed about the individual that is to be hired. In other words subjects such as marital status, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, etc can affect the employment rate (Justitia par 8). Another key factor is unpaid internships, and the Fair Work Ombudsman. What the Fair Work Ombudsman is meant to do is hold organizations accountable for properly paying those who are taking internships. One of the FWO allegations is that unpaid work in an internship is considered volunteer work, and that should not be the case. Those who are employed for an internship should be properly paid for their time and effort (Justitia par 22).
According to Merton the manifest functions are planned and intentional which make up an institution. The prevalent Manifest functions of my workplace is that almost every employee’s duty at the school is to promote education. After all the manifest function of a school is to provide an education to individuals. There are
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We have prior experience in the field of technical support, yet we have never worked directly with a school. As the school year progressed there was a rise in the demand for support in standardized testing, and we did not have any previous experience with standardized testing. Therefore the fact that standardized testing was going to be computerized our latent function was to become standardized testing proctors. This was in order to be able to provide technological support for the computers. To clarify the computer aspect of the standardized tests required us to know about the material used in the test. As a result for us to be able to know how to troubleshoot it we had to become proctors; hence becoming a latent function as it was not part of our job description, and it was not an intended function for us to take

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