Apr 21, 2024  
Spring 2020 Catalog 
Spring 2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ER 222 - Emergency Management Internship

Credit Hours: 3

This internship course is designed to provide the interns in their second year (1st or 2nd semester) with the opportunity to assist with research and assessment of information critical to emergency management. Develop contingency plans that guide the response to natural and man-made emergencies, from extreme weather to terrorism. Each plan focuses on four phases of a disaster: mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery. Interns will also assist with daily administrative tasks as well as work on emergency management projects for clients in the local, state, federal, and private sectors. Interns may participate in client meetings and staff meetings; and create reports for use by the clients. This course provides motivated, goal-oriented second year Emergency Management students with the opportunity to exhibit their passion for the field of emergency management while enhancing their knowledge of the field.

Course Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • identify and compile best practices and industry standards on particular emergency management topics, including weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and radiological emergency response;
  • conduct research on risk analysis and provide recommendations;
  • assist with the coordination of emergency management training program;
  • assist with the coordination of emergency management drill and exercise program;
  • participate in the revision and instruction of a decontamination course; and
  • assist client with curriculum development.

These outcomes are genetic in nature and can be formulated/changed/modified at the time of finalizing the internship details and schedules.

F/S (C, S)