The Importance Of My Internship

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My internship during the fall semester for US 460 consisted of being a teacher’s aide for the sophomore class in the President’s Leadership Program. I was actually lucky enough to be able to work with two amazing leaders this semester in Steven Trujillo, and Shanna Farmer. They both have previously graduated from the program, and have teamed up this semester to lead the sophomore class of US 260 through their learning experience and shadowing process. The leadership program works under the rules and guidelines set by Colorado State University Pueblo, which is a non-profit organization. The structure of the University isn’t a small one. It starts at very top with the board of governors, the CSU System Chancellor, then finally the President of …show more content…
The President’s Leadership Program falls under the Provost office, it is about in the middle in terms of placement on the chart, it’s not at the bottom, nor is it at the top. (MAYBE ADD MORE) The first time I met with both Steven and Shanna to go over the finer details of my internship was about two weeks before classes were actually starting back up from summer break. We met at a pre-determined location and discussed the layout of what the semester was going to look like, as well as what the two of them were expecting of me. (TALK ABOUT WHAT THEY ASSIGNED AND THE PARTS OF CLASS THAT WERE MINE) The dress code whenever class was in session was strictly business casual, because both Steven and Shanna were often coming straight from their other jobs to the class on Wednesday nights. There was no set rule on physical appearance, but I …show more content…
This meant the technology was at our disposal to use it for whatever we needed it for. There was a really nice projector and sound system which we utilized quite a bit. Both Steven and Shanna are big on using power points to lead a lesson plan so every week Steven would bring his laptop to hook up to the computer in the classroom and we would utilize the PowerPoints that he had from previous years of teaching the class. This actually worked to my advantage. I was so used to being in classrooms where something didn’t work, either the computer, projector, or even the internet, that when it came my turn to lead the class in a movie night that required me to use the technology we had it was able to go off without a hitch. That was probably my favorite night of the class because I was able to use my knowledge and make a night that was completely my own. I didn’t have to ask anybody for help, I kind of just stepped up and did it and I think it was successful given the fact that I was really nervous once the night rolled around. It was reassuring to hear nice things from everyone who happened to be present that

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