Master of Science in Organizational Dynamics Theses

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Thesis or dissertation

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Submitted to the Program of Organizational Dynamics

in the Graduate Division of the School of Arts and Sciences

In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of

Master of Science in Organizational Dynamics at the University of Pennsylvania

Advisor: William Wilkinsky


The purpose of this thesis is to create a potential framework described as the Internship Learning Program (ILP). The foundation that drives the potential framework, the experiential learning theory, Master of Science of Organizational Dynamics at University of Pennsylvania, my educational and professional experience, research and scholarly works are intertwined throughout as they inform subsequent elements of the ILP. Internships are interwoven among three stakeholders; the university, the intern and the potential employer. This Capstone examines the goals and structure to maximize the benefit for the student, university and employer. A summary is presented highlighting next steps.



Date Posted: 07 March 2011