Music Industry Internship
Instructor: Dr. Bruce H. Frazier, Coulter 254, 828-227-2400
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Frazier's Home Page http://www3.wcu.edu/~bfrazier
Office hours by appointment
Placement: The student must locate and secure the internship. The student must complete an Internship Proposal Form and submit it to the Music Office the semester prior to the internship. The employer must agree in advance to complete a one-page evaluation form at the conclusion of the internship (see links below).
Internship Requirements: The student must complete a daily log that details the daily activities during the internship. An attempt should be made to review as many operations associated with the business as possible. The log should document approximate hours and/or minutes spent in various activities each day. If necessary, the log should explain the duties associated with the types of activities.
Log Entry Example:
|Monday, June 3, 2004|
|4 hour in sales counter work
30 minutes in repair of selling facilities
2 hours observing warehouse activities
1 hour in general cleaning of the facility
30 minutes in visitation of business related activities with supervisor
|The sales counter work involves greeting the public, answering the
phone, various sorting of display items, selling merchandise, and inventory
The observed warehouse activities involve the unpacking of inventory of items for sale.
The visitation involves the topic of how to get started in the business.
A list of duties that can be assigned on campus for a practicum or internship is available in PDF format.
Exit Interview: At the end of the internship the student will schedule an appointment for an exit interview with music faculty. During this interview the log will be reviewed and the student's work experience will be discussed.
Student Evaluation: The student's grade will be based on the results of the employer survey, review of the daily log, and the exit interview with the music faculty. The final grade will be either S (satisfactory) or U (unsatisfactory).
Forms: The following forms, available in PDF format, may be printed out or saved to disk.
489 Proposal Form
489 Employer Survey Form