Annual Pre-Internship Course: First steps for professionalism in the field

This is a practical course (taught in two parts) designed to guide students in creating and preparing for their internship. The first section of the course (first semester), takes the format of a workshop, and is held every other week. The workshop's role is to prepare students for choosing their placements and applying for their internships. The workshop begins by introducing students to the world of development, through providing an overview of the global framework for aid allocation, and highlighting the main actors and professional areas within the field.
The second part of the course (second semester) focuses on preparing for the internship and assists students in planning their internships by creating joint Terms of Reference with their host organization and in preparing for their internships.

Course/Module aims: 
– Students will identifying their internship goals and objectives 
– Students will find suitable internship placements apply and create a joint term of reference 
– Students will be able to classify organizations according to organization type, sector, field and approach. 
– Students will know how to search for relevant information using a variety of data sources 
– Students will gain the knowledge to produce Professional CV’s and cover letters 
– Students will learn to create a professional Term of Reference 
- students will learn to build a risk assessment 
- students will learn to build a budget 

 The course is taught by: Ms. Yalee Azani & Mr. Imri Schattner-Ornan