Internship in Emergency and Risk Management
This course, an alternative to the Capstone "Building the Preparedness Plan" course, practical experience and application of the knowledge and skills learned in the previous courses.
What you can learn.
- Demonstrate through practical experience and application your command of the knowledge and skills learned in the previous courses
- Utilize the 120+ hours while deployed within your sponsoring company, business or / and organizations to further hone your skills, assisting in preparedness plan development, client communications support, community preparedness, and research
About this course:The internship—which may be taken as a substitute for Building the Preparedness Plan—provides practical experience and application of the knowledge and skills learned in the previous courses. Emergency Management and Homeland Security Certificate students intern for a minimum of 120 hours with sponsoring companies, businesses, and organizations--who have no obligation to provide compensation. Internship projects may include, but are not limited to, assisting in preparedness plan development, client communications support, community preparedness, and research.
Students must be officially enrolled in either the Enterprise Risk Management Certificate or the Emergency Management & Homeland Security Certificate and have successfully completed the other five required courses with a GPA of 3.0 or better.
Fall 2020 Schedule
International students who wish to pursue paid internships must contact the International Student Office at (310) 825-9351 to confirm eligibility.
Web enrollments require the submission of an initial application. Initial application must be submitted one week before the quarter begins. Our advisor will contact you after initial application review.
Visitors not permitted. Restricted course. Internet access required.