Fast-paced and interconnected. This describes our changing world of work. Agility and initiative. These attributes are necessary for the next generation of employees. Ambiguous and complex. This is the workplace our interns will be navigating. How best to engage our students as they prepare for the future?
This e-poster presentation will provide an overview of general trends related to changes in the workforce and student populations. It will identify opportunities to develop and deliver relevant frameworks and responsive activities that will help global interns make the most of their local experience. The speaker will share specific examples of how online learning has been combined with real-life learning on international internship programs to provide an educational foundation, build professional skills, and encourage individual growth.
Participants will gain understanding of how online coursework or virtual activities can augment an international internship program and prepare students for a changing world of work.
Key interest area: Employability (EMP)
Other key interest areas: Learning and teaching (L&T), Mobility (MOB)