Externship Program Application

Externship Program Application

Please complete the application and submit. You will then be contacted by the Externship Coordinator to schedule a meeting to discuss potential sites and times. Questions? Please contact our Externship Coordinator at 217-581-2412.

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  • If undeclared, enter Undecided in this field.

  • SAMPLE GOALS
    . Observe and experience activities of the occupation to get a better idea of what a typical day would be like.
    . Gain a better understanding of the particular challenges, frustrations and problems of working in this field.
    . Learn the personal attributes, skills and talents necessary to be effective in the field.
    . Find out the fringe benefits and rewards of working in this profession.
    . Discover what earnings and advancement opportunities exist.
    . Inquire about occupation's outlook, including current trends/developments, and growth expectations.
    . Determine the benefits of pursuing an internship or a volunteer position to better prepare myself for entering the field.
    . Determine if graduate school or additional training is recommended/required for entering field.
    . Discover what career paths are similar to a career in this profession.