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MAFEL Meeting Schedule, 2011 - 2012


Date/Time Details Location

August 10, 2011

8:30-10:30 am

MAFEL Yearly Planning Meeting

Come reconnect with MAFEL colleagues and start planning for another great year.  We'll be brainstorming topics for upcoming MAFEL meetings.  We want to know what's on your mind and what ideas you have for 2011-2012!

Hamline University, Saint Paul Campus

Room: Giddens Learning Center, Room 104 E

October 11, 2011

The Why and How of Reflection

Have you ever wondered what reflection is and why it's an important component of experiential learning?  What is good reflection?  How does one reflect?  How can you support reflection in an internship?  Come to this meeting to learn more about the background and theory behind reflection.   Learn from sites and academic institutions by sharing your strategies, successes and challenges.

Meeting Minutes


800 Transfer Road, Suite 31

St. Paul, MN 55114

October 23-26, 2011

Hotel InterContinental, Milwaukee, WI

December 13, 2011

8:30-10:30 am

Networking Event

Peace Coffee

3262 Minnehaha Ave. South

Minneapolis, MN 55406

February 14, 2012

8:30-10:30 am

Student Internship Panel

Do you ever wonder what students really want from an internship experience? Come learn more about the student perspective on for-credit, not for-credit, paid and unpaid internships.  Listen to a panel of current and past interns from various backgrounds and academic institutions as they share insights on what they are looking for, what has worked (or not worked) and how they hear about internship opportunities.

Panelist Biographies

Meeting Minutes

Metro State University,

Saint Paul Campus
700 7th Street East
Saint Paul, MN 55106

Room:  LLC (Library) 308

April 10, 2012

8:30-10:30 am

Technology and Internships: What’s out there?  How are you using it and how do you wish you could?
This meeting will focus on what new technology and social media tools are helping academic internship professionals and internship site coordinators and supervisors reach their goals. Learn about the latest online learning platforms and how social media tools are being used for recruitment, communications, and access to the latest news related to internships.   Come prepared to share your tools, strategies challenges and wish lists.

Meeting Minutes

June 12, 2012

8:30-10:30 am

Students with Disabilities:  Internship Placement Process and at the Site Readiness
Are you ready to support an intern with a disability?  What types of disabilities are becoming more prevalent for college students?  From recruitment and orientation to providing ongoing supervision, come learn what you can do to prepare and support college interns with specific needs.

Meeting Minutes

Hamline University's St. Paul Campus   in the Sorin A/B Room.  

Directions, parking information and a campus map at  Visitors can park in any lot.


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