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HIP Taxonomy: Work Based Learning

Work Based Learning

Minimum Definition of Practice:

Work-based Learning represents credit-bearing experience that integrates knowledge and theory learned in the classroom with practical application and skills development in a professional setting. Internships, practicums, clinicals, co-ops and similar experiences, integrated with a class or related to a major field of study, give students the opportunity to gain valuable applied learning and make connections in professional fields students are considering for career paths, while giving employers the opportunity to guide and evaluate talent (NACE, 2011).

TBR Taxonomy Project Resources

File Work Based Learning Taxonomy File HIP Taxonomy Direction Sheet

Fall 2015 Work Based Learning Taxonomy Webinar (30 min.)
   *Data presented comes from AAC&U's Assessing Underrepresented Students' Participation in High-Impact Practices (2013).

Washington Center Opportunities

Public Chapter No. 603 provides funding for 30 internships and numerous seminars in the nation's Capital as part of the Washington Center program. Institutions partner with The Washington Center to help recruit and retain strong students, provide substantive internships and academic seminars to students from all majors, and offer their students the opportunities that will propel graduates towards successful careers. The Washington Center is able to find internship placements for students across almost all fields and sectors, regardless of students' majors and professional interests. Internship locations range from national associations and organizations for the arts, humanities, education, journalism, media and communication, government and politics, international relations, global studies, business, economic and trade.

For more information about the Washington Center program, go to www.twc.edu

Upcoming Deadlines:

2019 Academic Internship Applications for University Students

TERM

DUE TO TBR

PRIORITY TWC

REGULAR TWC

SPRING 2019

10/10/2018

10/17/2018

11/14/2018

SUMMER 2019

02/13/2019

02/20/2019

03/13/2019

FALL 2019

04/10/2019

04/17/2019

05/15/2019

Process to Receive Scholarship
The home university coordinates the student application process and then recommends students for funding through state appropriations provided to the Tennessee Board of Regents. Once a campus has coordinated and approved a student participation in a Washington Center Internship, an email with the name of the student and summary of their interests and qualifications should be sent to Dr. Heidi Leming to receive one of the 30 available university slots for the funding cycle. A university may not put forward more than five (5) students in any academic year. All requests should be received by the posted dates listed above. In the case where more than 30 students are submitted system-wide, the TBR System Staff will make final determinations on which students will receive funding.

 

2019 Academic Seminar Applications for Community College Students

SEMINAR

DUE TO TBR

DUE TO TWC

ATTEND

INSIDE WASHINGTON

11/05/2018

11/14/2018

01/06 – 01/19/2019

 

 

 

 

NATIONAL SECURITY SEMINAR

03/11/2019

03/20/2019

05/12 – 05/24/2019

Process to Receive Seminar Scholarships
The community college campus liaison will coordinate the student application process. The campus liaison will recommend students for funding provided to the Tennessee Board of Regents. Once a campus liaison has coordinated and approved a student for participation in the Washington Center Seminar program, the liaison must send an email with the name of the student and summary of their interests and qualifications to Dr. Heidi Leming, Vice Chancellor of Student Success. Dr. Leming will then determine which students receive scholarships and for what amounts. Scholarship funds are available on a first-come, first-served basis. All requests should be received by the deadlines posted above. The TBR System Staff will make final determinations as to which students will receive funding.

List of Professional Association Resources

Cooperative Education and Internship Association

National Association of Colleges and Employers 

National Society for Experiential Education