Some people like to play a game that constructs a sequence of chemical elements where each element in the sequence begins with the last letter of its predecessor. For example,….
take the initiative by suggesting useful learning opportunities.
Many interns do not realize they can take the initiative by suggesting useful learning opportunities. Take a few moments to think of what opportunities your internship is providing and what additional experiences you might find interesting. If you had the opportunity to observe your supervisor in various aspects of clinical work, what would benefit you the most to observe? To better understand your supervisor’s perspective, now ask yourself what concerns you might have if you were a supervisor being observed by an intern? Having considered these issues, you may want to speak with your supervisor directly about the kinds of learning experiences or opportunities for observation you would find most helpful.