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Orientation Schedule (scroll down for schedule)

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What is the Internship Orientation?

 
This is a required meeting for students at the beginning of the internship, before enrolling in the internship class. Students who have attended an Orientation in a previous semester need not attend again.
 
Students receive all the pertinent information regarding internship responsibilities, how to make the most of their internship, and other details about the program. There are no weekly class meetings for the internship class. It is an online class.
 
The Internship Orientation meetings usually take place at the beginning of each semester, and before the semester begins. The orientations are not for students who are still searching for an internship. Students who are looking for internship opportunities are invited to Internship Drop-In Meetings for help! (Also check out our "Finding Internship Opportunities" page.)
 
DROP-IN TIMES: Mondays 2:30-4:30 p.m., Tuesdays 10 a.m. – noon, Wednesdays 3 – 4:30 p.m., Thursdays 10 a.m. – noon.
 
IMPORTANT! Only attend an Internship Orientation Session if:
  • You have found an internship and the employer has agreed to let you start the internship this semester.
  • You are a continuing SMC student and successfully completed at least 6 units at Santa Monica College in the previous fall/spring semester and you received at least a grade C or better in both classes attempted.
  • You would like to enroll in an Internship Class to receive academic credit for your Paid or Unpaid internship.
                                                     Please be on time as latecomers will not be admitted.
 
Call or come to the Internship Program office located at the Career Services Center for more information. Our telephone number is (310) 434-4337. We are located in the Counseling Village, east of the bicycle park on Pearl Street.
 

Spring 2016
Internship Orientation Sessions
 

STUDENTS PLEASE NOTE: 
 
CONTINUING SMC STUDENT INTERNS WHO HAVE ALREADY ATTENDED AN INTERNSHIP ORIENTATION SESSION MAY SUBMIT NEW LEARNING OBJECTIVES FOR SPRING 2016 INTERNSHIPS STARTING THE WEEK OF: February 8, 2016
 
 Spring 2016 Orientation Dates for New Interns:  2/9/16 - 3/9/16
 
LAST ORIENTATION SESSION FOR SPRING SEMESTERWednesday, March 9, 2016
 
LAST DAY TO SUBMIT LEARNING OBJECTIVES ON-LINE FOR APPROVAL: Thursday, March 10, 2016 by 5:00pm
 
LAST DAY TO SUBMIT FORMS AND ENROLL IN AN INTERNSHIP COURSE: Monday, March 14, 2016 by 4:30pm 
 
 
IF YOU ARE ENROLLING IN ONE OF THE COUNSELING 90 COURSES FOR THE SPRING SEMESTER, YOU MAY ATTEND ANY OF THE SESSIONS LISTED BELOW.  THE FINAL DATE TO ADD THE COUNSELING 90 SERIES INTERNSHIP COURSES IS MONDAY, MARCH 14, 2016.    
 
HOWEVER, IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO ENROLL IN AN OCCUPATIONAL INTERNSHIP COURSE (any internship course other than Counseling 90 internship classes), PLEASE TRY TO ATTEND AN ORIENTATION SESSION WITHIN THE FIRST WEEK PRIOR TO THE BEGINNING OF THE SPRING SEMESTER, AS LISTED ON THE SCHEDULE BELOW. AFTERWARDS, PLEASE CONTACT THE INSTRUCTOR AND GET PRIOR APPROVAL TO ADD THE OCCUPATIONAL INTERNSHIP CLASS.  THERE IS NO GUARANTEE THAT THE INSTRUCTOR WILL ALLOW YOU TO ADD THE OCCUPATIONAL INTERNSHIP COURSE AFTER THE FIRST WEEK OF THE SEMESTER.  IF YOU CANNOT REACH THE INSTRUCTOR WHO TEACHES THE OCCUPATIONAL INTERNSHIP COURSE, ATTEND AN ORIENTATION SESSION AT YOUR EARLIEST CONVENIENCE AND THE INTERNSHIP COORDINATOR WILL ASSIST YOU WITH SECURING AN ADD CODE.  
 
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 SPRING 2016

Internship Orientation schedule

Attend an Internship Orientation Session if:

1. You have successfully completed 6 units in the prior Spring or Fall Semester at SMC,

2. You have found an internship and received an internship offer from an employer, 

3. You would like to enroll in an Internship Class to receive academic credit.

 

 


Orientation Sessions

  February 2016

Day of the Week

Date

Time

Location

Tuesday

February 9

3:00pm  –  4:00pm

HSS  Bldg., Room 155

Thursday

February 11

2:00pm –  3:00pm

HSS Bldg., Room 155

Wednesday

February 17

11:00am  –  12:00pm

LS Bldg., Room 101

​Thursday February 18​ ​3:00pm - 4:00pm ​HSS Bldg., Room 103
Wednesday​ ​February 24 ​   10am - 11:00am MC Bldg., Room 11
Monday​ ​February 29 ​1:00pm - 2:00pm

HSS Bldg., Room 252

Room changed to Liberal Arts, Rm 231

 

March 2016

Day of the Week

Date

Time

Location

Monday

March 7

5:00pm  –  6:00pm

LS Bldg., Room 110

Wednesday

March 9

10:00am –   11:00am

MC Bldg., Room 11

 

 

LAST Orientation for Spring Semester         Final Date to Submit Forms & Enroll in Classes

          WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9, 2016 @ 10am                     MONDAY, MARCH 14, 2016 by 4:30pm

 

Office Location: Career Services Center, Counseling Village (just east of the bike park on Pearl Street)

Website: www.smc.edu/internship                                 Office Phone:  (310) 434-4337

 

Please Note:

Students can visit the Career Center anytime to get information and internship listings or come during drop-in times to meet with Lisa Moss, Internship Coordinator, for assistance with finding an internship.

 
 Drop-In Times:  Mon 2:30pm – 4:30pm, Tues 10am – 12pm, Wed. 3 – 4:30pm, Thurs 10am – 12pm