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Work placements, internships & applied social research

Practical and engaging, this book shows how work placements can be used to practice and develop your research and professional skills. It helps you successfully secure and undertake a social science work placement or internship, understand your role as a researcher and maximize the benefits of experiential learning.
Print Book, English, 2021
SAGE Publications, [S.l.], 2021
9781473982314, 9781473982321, 1473982316, 1473982324
IntroductionChapter 1: Experiential learning and applied researchChapter 2: The benefits of experiential learning in applied social researchChapter 3: How to apply for a work placement or internshipChapter 4: How to prepare for, do and reflect on an interviewChapter 5: How to get through your first dayChapter 6: How to use a framework for reflectionChapter 7: How to develop your analytical and research skillsChapter 8: How to develop your professional skillsChapter 9: Using the work placement experience to inform continuing studyConclusion