Student Learning Outcomes

The objectives of a student participating in an internships or co-op are to:

  • Explore career alternatives prior to graduation.
  • Integrate theory and practice.
  • Assess interests and abilities in their field of study.
  • Learn to appreciate work and its function in the economy.
  • Develop work habits and attitudes necessary for job success.
  • Develop communication, interpersonal and other critical skills in the job interview process.
  • Build a record of work experience.
  • Acquire employment contacts leading directly to a full-time job following graduation from college.
  • Identify, write down, and carry out performance objectives (mutually agreed upon by the employer, the MCC experiential learning supervisor, and the student) related to their job assignment.