Freshman Ready for Work After Training in the Corporate Work Study Program
Freshmen spend many hours in the CWSP going over the basics of how to work in a corporate environment. The topics covered span a wide range of skills that students (and adults) need to survive and thrive in a business environment.
- Email Etiquette
- Timecard Training
- Professional Chit Chat
- CWSP Expectations
- Note Taking Instruction and Assessment
- First Impressions
- Elevator Pitch Instruction and Student Pitch Videos
- Shark Tank Instruction and Presentations
Subject: learning how to use e-mail
cc: every freshman
How many of us could use a refresher course on e-mail etiquette? Below are a few slides from the e-mail study guide. Students practiced sending e-mails and were critiqued on their work.
Students were asked to quickly develop a product and then present it to a panel of corporate executives. The exercise is designed to help student workers become proficient at presenting their ideas in a corporate environment. Here is an example of a student submission: