Individual Study/Internships: Business, Non-Profits, Seaport & Maritime Studies, International Trade
NEW! Last Updated: 11/11/2009
Fall, Winter and Spring quarters
Faculty: John Filmer Business, Maritime Studies, Economics, Engineering
Faculty Signature Required: Interested students should draft an Independent Learning Contract or Internship Agreement and make an appointment to meet with the faculty to discuss plans prior to the Academic Fair. Contact John Filmer via telephone: (360) 867-6159.
Major areas of study include Business, Management, Maritime Studies, Non-Profit Development, International Trade, Economics, N.W. History, U.S. History
Class Standing: Sophomores or above; transfer students welcome.
Accepts Winter Enrollment: This program will accept new enrollment, with faculty signature.
Accepts Spring Enrollment: This program will accept new enrollment, with faculty signature.
Prerequisites: previous coursework and/or experience
Individual Learning Contracts traditionally offer students an opportunity to do advanced study in areas that are not usually possible through regular programs or courses at Evergreen and in which they already have established skills and/or background. Internships offer opportunity to apply academic understandings to reality and develop appropriate management skills.
John also welcomes the opportunity to work with students interested in maritime studies including history, geography, sociology, literature and navigation and the technology of sailing vessels. He also can prove of great value to students interested in business and non-profit development, organizational management, project management, international business, financial analysis, international trade, maritime commerce, economics, intermodal transportation and seaport management. John also sponsors business and non-profit internships, legislative internships and internships with state and federal government agencies, port authorities, maritime and merchant marine firms, freight forwarders and other private sector organizations, including banks and financial houses.
Credits: 8, 12 or 16 per quarter
Internship Possibilities: yes
Program is preparatory for careers and future studies in business, agency administration, maritime and seaport industries
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