PUBLIC WORKS INTERNSHIP
- Program: Public Works
- Course: Public Works Internship
- Course #: PWRK2000
- Total Credits: 3
Course DescriptionThis internship will provide the student with on-the-job training within Public Works. The student will use the knowledge and skills learned during course work and apply it to work assignments.
Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.
Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).
The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Demonstrate awareness of applicable OSHA standards for safe operation during assigned duties
Participate in public works project by the selection and application of appropriate tools, materials and methodology
Perform maintenance on assigned equipment
Operate safely mechanized equipment related to assigned functions
Demonstrate proper use and purpose of specific tools related to assigned public works functions
Participate in a public works project related to the specialization field the student has selected within the program
Explain the importance of accurately completing and filing work orders
Describe appropriate customer service
Describe the difference within public work divisions and its role in local government
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