Welcome! Spring 2014 You should have in place already: • SIGNED APPROVAL FORMS, STUDENT APPLIED LEARNING AGREEMENT AND RELEASE OF RECORDS • REGISTERED FOR PBHL 7560 UNDER YOUR ADVISOR • MAKE SURE ALL OF YOUR SITE HR PRE-INTERNSHIP REQUIRMENTS ARE COMPLETE. ESPECIALLY IF YOU ARE GOING TO: CDC GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALH GEORGIA HEALTH DISTRICTS ATHENS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Bullet Points: During your internship Your advisor will be your instructor and assign your grade. The practice Coordinator will place an initial call/email to your site supervisor at the beginning of the semester. At mid-point the Practice Coordinator will arrange for a conference call between all three, student, Coordinator and Site Supervisor. All links to all required forms can be found on our web page: http://www.publichealth.uga.edu/fieldplacement During your internship: continued • Keep a copy of your internship proposal to write your report from. There is a link to the template on the web page. • All reports and evaluations have to be submitted to your Academic Advisor and the Practice Coordinator • Keep a log of your hours (found on the web page) • Dual Degree internship placements have to meet guidelines of both programs. End of Semester Final reports, evaluations and time log are to be submitted to the Practice Coordinator and your advisor ONE WEEK BEFORE the last day of classes. Spring 2014 Mid term evaluation: Feb. 27th Spring 2014 Final eval and report: the week of April 28th Your evaluation of your internship experience, site and supervisor will be sent by Survey Monkey before the end of the semester. Completion of this is required. Professionalism: Going from Student to Public Health Professional • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sz0o9clVQu8 • http://www.youtube.com/watch?annotation_id=annotation_705879 &feature=iv&src_vid=Sz0o9clVQu8&v=C1a6M3dBNwc First day on Site: School vs. work Material Source: Dr. Edith Parsons, District 2 Public Health. In lecture for PBHL 3100 Spring 2012 entitled: Beginning Your New Job or Internship. School Work Place • Is About you • • Has a destination Is about the organization and its mission. • Has Regular Deadlines • Is a Process • Has Regular rewards • Has sprints and Lulls • Has finite projects • Has less frequent or little feedback • Is ongoing and repetitive On your first day….Professionalism • Be on time. On time means 10 minutes early. • Dress appropriately: dress the way your supervisor dresses. • Get to know the culture….what is appropriate behavior? As the placement progresses: • Treat this placement as a job. Do your best. • Always be professional and remain out of any politics • Ask questions. Get clarification on projects and expectations. • Stay within your site’s policies • Know the chain of command and who you are directly responsible to. • The Practice Coordinator and your Advisors are good resources. Please call on us. • If you have any problems or issues, please do not hesitate to call me. I can help if I know there is a problem End of the placement • End on a positive: your supervisor and colleagues are potential sources of positions and references. • Tie up loose ends to the best of your ability. Think of the person who will be carrying on your projects. • Follow HR policy on leaving a position. E.g. turning in badges, parking decals, exit interviews. Now, go forth and rock!