The Internship Coordinator oversees the Performance Review Process with the employer for each student on internship. The process of evaluating an intern’s performance will determine the intern’s Pass/Fail grade at the end of each work term. As a supervisor, you contribute to the student’s final grade by providing feedback on his/her progress at key points. The steps of this process and your involvement are listed below.
It is the student's responsibility to coordinate and follow up with his/her supervisor to ensure the completion of each of the steps listed below by the deadlines.
|Learning Agreement||Intern (reviewed with Supervisor)||The intern is required to identify 3-5 learning objectives for their internship. These are reviewed with the supervisor, to ensure they are achievable and appropriate.||2-4 weeks into the internship|
|First Term Call||Intern & Supervisor||This is a brief telephone call during the first work term only, between the Internship Coordinator, intern and supervisor, to discuss the initial progress and integration into the work environment.||Calls conducted 6-8 weeks into the internship|
|Last Term Call||Intern & Supervisor||This is a brief telephone call during the last work term, between the Internship Coordinator, intern and supervisor, to discuss performance and the supervisor’s satisfaction as well as to identify the major lessons and strategies for building on that learning upon returning to campus.||Calls conducted during the last 2 weeks of the final work term|
|Work Term Report||Intern||This is a short (5 page) summary prepared by the intern about the work performed during their internship and a discussion of their learning and accomplishments, which reflects on the Learning Agreement.||Submitted every work term|
|Supervisor Evaluation||Supervisor||At the end of each work term the intern is required to submit an evaluation completed by their supervisor.||Submitted every work term|