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Andrew J. Porter
Internship Program Director & Lecturer

andrew.porter@simmons.edu
x2841

Simmons College
Communications Department, L314
300 The Fenway
Boston, MA 02115

The Internship Program Director provides individual guidance to the student throughout her internship experience and provides a connection between the College and the sponsors.

Director's Responsibilities

  • Act as a representative of the College to coordinate the program.
  • Provide direction and supervision in the interviewing process for internship positions.
  • Approve final internship placement of the intern with a sponsor.
  • Provide direction and supervision to the intern throughout the internship through individual conferences, professional issues seminars, and a visit to the work site.
  • Evaluate written assignments, progress reports, and work samples submitted by the intern.
  • Assess the duties and work activities of the intern in order to monitor the achievements of the intern's learning objectives.
  • Assign the final course grade and course credit for the intern weighing the sponsor's evaluation, the intern's assignments and class participation.