Date of Award


Degree Name

Specialist in Education

First Advisor

Dr. Harold Boles

Second Advisor

Dr. Carol Sheffer

Access Setting

Masters Thesis-Open Access


This report summarizes a six-weeks internship in the Kalamazoo Public School System served during the summer of 1979.

The purpose of the internship was to introduce the intern to the roles, duties and responsibilities of the Personnel Director of the Employees Services Department of the Central Office.

The primary areas studied were research data, unemployment data, interviewing procedures, planning functions, labor relations and affirmative action.

This report includes a daily journal of activities and experiences, a narrative regarding achievement of specific objectives and additional material pertinent to the internship. The latter includes: A chart of the intern's Selection Research Inc. (SRI) interview progress and some of the reports drawn up or designed by the intern. Many reports were omitted because of the confidentiality of the material.