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Learn More About WORKING ACROSS CULTURES Micro-credential
Once you’ve earned a micro-credential, share it widely across various social media platforms (think adding it to your LinkedIn profile), with your contacts, and the greater community – thus enhancing your professional profile. You can also list it on your resume, refer to it in your cover letters, and use it as a talking point during interviews to introduce the skills you have developed.
About the Working Across Cultures Micro-credential
This micro-credential documents that you’ve developed certain key competencies that the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) has designated as being essential for new college grads. Specifically, it indicates to potential employers that you have demonstrated skills in the areas of:
Knowing work environments differ greatly, understand and demonstrate effective work habits, and act in the interest of the larger community and workplace. Professionalism:
Identify and respond to needs based upon an understanding of situational context and logical analysis of relevant information. Critical Thinking:
Demonstrate the awareness, attitude, knowledge, and skills required to equitably engage and include people from different local and global cultures. Engage in anti-racist practices that actively challenge the systems, structures, and policies of racism. Equity & Inclusion:
Build and maintain collaborative relationships to work effectively toward common goals, while appreciating diverse viewpoints and shared responsibilities. Teamwork:
REQUIREMENTS TO EARN THE WORKING ACROSS CULTURES MICRO-CREDENTIAL
Of course, there are specific requirements that must be met in order to earn this micro-credential, including:
Successfully completing each module of the Intern Abroad online curriculum, including the tasks as outlined. The course instructor will be able to monitor progress.
Completing all of your internship work hours and receiving a positive final supervisor evaluation. The final evaluation will be submitted to the course instructor.
Actively engaging in the live class meetings with the instructor.
Submitting a quality final summative reflection paper as well as a final video, presentation, or similar creative deliverable which presents the outcomes/results of the internship experience.
HOW TO SIGN UP
If you’re interested in earning this micro-credential, please message your instructor by the beginning of the second week of your internship. In your online classroom, see the Events tab in the left sidebar menu for the exact deadline!
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Learn more about specific learning objectives and required activities.