Professional and Ethical Conduct for Student Interns

Technion student interns will be representing the university and as such, will be expected to conduct themselves in a professional and ethical manner. Following these guidelines will help assure that you will maximize your internship experience; it will also serve as a reflection of your commitment and professionalism.

 

Appearance

  • Dress appropriately for the work setting.
  • Be prompt and on time for work and give advance notice if you are unable to report for work.
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    Best Practices

    • Maintain confidentiality of work-related projects and personnel, as well as all information obtained on any clients, members, customers, patients, employees, and products or services associated with the internship site.
    • Observe all established safety rules.
    • Report changes in work schedule, supervision or problems on site to your appointed company on-site supervisor and to the internship academic director without and delay.
    • Be fair, considerate, honest, and cooperative when working with co-workers and clients/customers.
    • Familiarize yourself with and adhere to relevant organization procedures and functions.
    • Give your best effort, follow through on commitments and meet internship obligations.
    • Take responsibility for decisions and actions taken while at the internship site.
    • Keep a positive attitude and open mind, accept constructive criticism and strive to improve performance and acquire new skills.
    • Communicate work information to your team and supervisor.
    • Be observant of the manner in which other employees organize their ideas and respond to and ask questions.
    • Assert yourself and your ideas in an appropriate and tactful manner.
    • Refrain from conducting personal business during work hours (emails, calls, visits or other).
    • If you feel victimized by a work-related incident (e.g. job misrepresentation, unethical activities, sexual harassment, discrimination, etc.), contact your on-site supervisor immediately.