Practicum 1 (RETS 0669)
Students are given the opportunity to experience their first community employment site provided by one of the program's industry partners. This practicum is four weeks in length. As with all practica, students are given a site orientation, informed on how they are evaluated, given their work tasks and informed of industry standards and any production rates. Upon completion of the practicum, students review their interest and aptitudes. The student's areas of strengths and needed improvement are identified. This practicum provides an opportunity for the student to observe workers in retail food environments, observe the skills of current industry workers and to obtain an understanding of the day-to-day operations of a retail food store. The first practicum is used also to assist the student in assessing their aptitudes and abilities, generic work habits and social skills.
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