Benefits for students
Benefits of pursuing the WPP:
Students are provided with a unique opportunity to gain work experience and invaluable industry contact within an area that is directly related to their field of study. Further benefits to participating students include:
- An opportunity to apply recently acquired knowledge and skills to real-life situations;
- Orientation to the industrial/commercial environment, operations and procedures;
- Experience that will assist in transition from student to professional status;
- The opportunity to refine communications skills with subordinates, peers, and superiors;
- Assistance with personal development in the areas of self-confidence, responsibility, greater understanding of career options, and a realistic appraisal of strengths and weaknesses relative to his/her career choice.