Students who have completed Terms 1 and 2 of the Associate Certificate will be placed for either one 160 hour or two 80 hour placements with a kitchen/bath cabinetry company or residential materials/fixture supplier. Students who have completed Term 3 of the Diploma in Residential interiors may be placed with the aforementioned and/or a residential design firm. Students will perform work-related tasks at the industry sponsor’s place of business during office hours. Students will prepare a portfolio and resume to present to the practicum placement sponsor – students may be interviewed by the sponsor prior to being placed. The first day of class students will be exposed to a variety of design portfolio layouts and formats intended to best market their design work. Students will be encouraged to prepare their own portfolio and marketing materials for the second day of the course, when they will receive a one-on-one personal critique of their work. Students will be required to submit weekly assignments and present their experience to peers during the final week of class.
Below is one offering of INTR 4130 for the Winter 2023 term.
Sat Jan 07 - Sat Mar 25 (12 weeks)
- 12 weeks
- CRN 85973
Class meeting times
|Jan 07 - Mar 25||Sat||13:00 - 16:00||Burnaby NE01 Rm. 318|
Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.
Must have completed Term 1 and Term 2 of the Diploma in Residential Interiors and achieved 65% or higher in all courses. Students are required to bring a complete professional resume to the first class for review. Registration for this course will close on Wednesday, December 9th 2020 to ensure enough time is available for work placements. 160 hour work placement that will take place between January 24 and March 14. Weeks 1, 2, 11, and 12 will be in class.
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Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Research and report on the organizational structure, design philosophy, work environment and design specialty of a residential design firm, kitchen/bath cabinetry company or residential materials/fixture supplier.
- Develop interview and interpersonal skills for successful entry into the workplace.
- Clarify expectations of performance with the sponsor.
- Prepare a professional quality resume and portfolio for job interviews.
- Assess various options for employment opportunities within the design field locally.
- Attend a Vancouver Chapter NKBA meeting.
Effective as of Winter 2016
Practicum (INTR 4130) is offered as a part of the following programs:
School of Construction and the Environment
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