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ESM 495 - Internship

3 Cr. Hrs.
This course will provide the student with the practical experience in an actual work environment. Emphasis is placed on all phases of the industry in the student’s area of specialization (Local or State Emergency Management Office, Local Emergency Services Agency, Public Health, Business Continuity, or Homeland Security Operation). Students are acquainted with occupational responsibilities through realistic work situations and are provided with insights into management applications on the job. Topics include: adaptability to the job setting, use of proper interpersonal skills, application of emergency preparedness skills and techniques, application of emergency management/homeland security technologies and equipment, application of homeland security professional development. In addition to highly substantive and meaningful projects, interns gain in-depth knowledge of the field by completing formal training courses, participating in exercises, providing support to incident and event management, and networking with emergency managers across the nation.
Prerequisite(s): ESM 310  ESM 375  



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