Internship Reflection

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As part of my curriculum, I am required to take a prerequisite for Internship class to prepare me to enter the criminal justice field. In the Pre-internship class, we were introduced to potential employers and taught how to represent Virginia State University In the workplace. I learned how to represent my university and conduct myself in a professional manner. Through this class we did exercises to challenge our workplace thinking and test our reactions in various scenarios. Every week we were required to dress business casual for the employers that were invited to class. We listened to each employer express why they love what they do, and what they are looking for in interns. This process not only gave us access to the internship directors in…show more content…
While interviewing for internships, I utilized the skills I acquired in pre-internship to help me secure a position. These skills include communication, organization, and interview skill. To secure an internship at the Public Defender’s office of Petersburg I contacted David Lett, the internship coordinator, through email. Along with a message of interest, I sent my resume and cover letter. Through this type of

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