Internship Resources for Stone Companies Now Available
Natural Stone Institute
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Oberlin, OH, November 2, 2021—A 15-week Internship Resource Bundle is now available in the Natural Stone University. These resources, developed by Women in Stone, are ideal for students pursuing a degree in architecture, landscape architecture, or interior design. This set of tools will make it easier for stone companies to open their doors to students to help nurture an appreciation and preference for natural stone in their future projects. The turn-key templates allow assignments and learning outcomes to be documented throughout the program, benefitting both student and professor.
The Internship Resource Bundle includes a detailed syllabus and templates for assignments, including:
- Weekly Journals
- Online Learning through the Natural Stone University
- One-on-One Informational Interview
- Midterm Evaluation
- Work Samples
- Final Evaluation
Courses included in the bundle cover topics relevant to the stone industry, including geology, silicosis and accident prevention, stone testing and specifying, and design trends. This resource can also be used to onboard new employees or prequalify workers for jobs in the stone industry. To access this bundle, which is available free of charge to the industry, visit www.naturalstoneinstitute.org/internship.
About the Natural Stone Institute
The Natural Stone Institute is a trade association representing every aspect of the natural stone industry. The current membership exceeds 2,000 members in over 50 nations. The association offers a wide array of technical and training resources, professional development opportunities, regulatory advocacy, and networking events. Two prominent publications—the Dimension Stone Design Manual and Building Stone Magazine—raise awareness within the natural stone industry and in the design community for best practices and uses of natural stone. Learn more at www.naturalstoneinstitute.org.