Career Services: Service Learning

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Career Services
As an institution of higher education it is Eastern Oregon University's challenge to prepare students not  only as enlightened and engaged students, but also for their future careers and to prepare them to be responsible and engaged citizens.  It is all too common for universities to isolate themselves from the communities in which they reside.  Eastern Oregon University is not an island; the future of EOU and that of the surrounding community are intertwined.  Career readiness, community unity and cooperation are the tools to ensure the success of EOU, retention and success of students, student and the state of Oregon.
Externships Can Lead to Internships
An externship or job shadowing experience allows a student to spend between a day and several weeks observing a professional on the job
66% of All Internships Lead to Offers
Internships are typically one-time work or service experiences related to the student’s major or career goal. The internship plan generally involves students working in professional settings under the supervision and monitoring of practicing professionals. Internships can be paid or unpaid and the student may or may not receive academic credit for performing the internship
Long Term Experience Tied to Academic Credit
Subtitle: Double clicA practicum is generally a one-time work or service experience done by a student as part of an academic class. Some practicums offer pay, but many don't. Almost all are done for academic creditk to edit