STUDENT INTERN ORIENTATION
1. There will be a Student Intern orientation to include:
a. Purpose of the Student
Code of Ethics
f. Required Attendance/Excused Absence Form
g. Student Intern Policies
Student Intern Awards
i. Student Intern Performance Evaluation
j. Student Intern Program Evaluation
Distribution of the TSRT Bylaws and Special Rules and Student Intern Manual
The Student Intern orientation will be held each year during the TSRT
Annual Conference prior to the first TSRT Board of Directors meeting. The Student
Intern orientation will be conducted by the Senior Board Member.
The TSRT shall:
Plan and administer the Student Intern Program.
2. Make Student Intern applications available and provide a copy of the Student Intern Manual to all involved parties
in a timely manner.
3. Accept completed applications.
Inform all involved individuals of final selection outcome.
5. Provide the Student Intern with all scheduled dates for required attendance during term as a Student Intern.
6. Recognize Student Intern(s) and mentor at the Awards Business Session of the Annual Conference and in the Annual
Conference Final Program Booklet.
Present Certificates of Recognition to each Student Intern and mentor
at the Annual Conference.
I. MENTOR RESPONSIBILITIES
The Student Intern
Program offers the TSRT a unique opportunity to foster potential new officers and/or committee chairmen/members. Your attitude, actions and acceptance of the program will in essence predict its success. You will have the responsibility to be familiar with all policies and guidelines of the Student Intern
Program, and, as a mentor, assist the Student Intern in successfully accomplishing all that is required. It is essential that this opportunity be a productive and positive learning experience. The TSRT is depending on you, as a mentor, to convey the epitome of professionalism during all your interactions. The personal involvement of your Student Intern is of the utmost importance, and
as a mentor you must convey a positive attitude at all times, to insure an atmosphere of cohesiveness and professionalism.
Personally communicate and work closely with the Student Intern.
2. Conduct an orientation program for the Student Intern.
Assign tasks that are appropriate and within the guidelines for the
4. Adhere to all policies and guidelines regarding the Student Intern Program.
5. Set an example as a role model for the Student Intern.
6. Ensure that the Student Intern has been informed
of all scheduled times and places of required meetings and special meetings.
7. Complete a board approved Student Intern Performance
J. STUDENT INTERN RESPONSIBILITIES
upon assuming the responsibilities of a TSRT Student Intern, you are required to attend the official orientation program conducted
by the Senior Board member. Orientation is your introduction to a unique experience
with the professional organization that represents you. Your conduct, sincerity,
and incentive are a necessity if you are going to have a positive learning experience.
The knowledge gained during your term as an "Intern" can enhance your professional perspective and prepare you for
future professional endeavors. Your involvement can lend itself to a greater
understanding of the activities, functions, purpose and goals of the TSRT. A
genuinely sincere effort to participate can foster your continued involvement in the TSRT as a registered technologist. It is your duty to take full advantage of this unique opportunity by applying all
of your efforts to not only comply with the policies and guidelines, but by utilizing the term as "Intern" to improve your
understanding of the TSRT. This is an opportunity to foster your professional
growth and maturity.
As the Student Intern, when on official business for the Board or the
Society, you are an official spokesman. The Student Intern’s words, whether
in conversations, speeches, or written reports, are interpreted to reflect the board and the Society policies. For this reason, each Student Intern member must be conscious at all times of what he is saying or writing,
how it might be interpreted by others and whether he is truly reflecting established policies.
In the event that a Student Intern is approached verbally or in writing regarding a concern/issue, the Chairman of
the Board shall be notified immediately and then the Chairman of the Board will consult with all board members prior to giving
a response. (Refer to Board Policy and Procedure Section II. C. Communications
The Student Intern shall:
Become familiar with and adhere to the Student Intern Manual.
2. Conduct himself in a professional manner at all times, adhere to all Student Intern policies and guidelines governing
the Student Intern Program and may not exceed his responsibility boundaries.
Sign and adhere to the Board approved "Code of Ethics" statement.
4. Attend the TSRT Student Intern orientation program.
Attend all Board of Directors meetings, the TSRT Annual Conference,
and all Business Sessions and any special meetings of the TSRT and/or Board of Directors meetings as instructed. The Annual Conference and Business Sessions occur at the end of the Student Intern’s term.
6. Be punctual for all required meetings.
Submit a written Board report (see example, page 11) prior to all Board
of Directors meetings upon notice from the Executive Secretary.
Complete the Excused Absence Form if unable to attend a required meeting
and submit the completed form to the Chairman of the Board and the mentor two (2) weeks prior to the scheduled meeting date.
9. Perform duties as assigned by the mentor and/or the TSRT Board of Directors on a timely basis.
10. Assume responsibility
for attendance at TSRT educational courses at the Annual Conference.
Submit a completed Student Intern Program Evaluation within 30 days
after completion of the Student Intern Program to the current TSRT President.
STUDENT INTERN "CODE OF ETHICS"
Each Student Intern
must sign and adhere to the Board approved "Code of Ethics" as follows. The
Code of Ethics is to serve as a guide for professional and ethical conduct during the term as a TSRT Student Intern.
The Student Intern shall:
a. Fulfill the responsibilities of the TSRT Student Intern.
Become knowledgeable of all required documents governing the Student
c. Comply with all TSRT Student Intern policies and guidelines.
d. Conduct oneself in a professional
manner which reflects dignity, respect and a positive attitude toward the radiologic sciences and the Texas Society of Radiologic
e. Respond to a charge/task assigned by the mentor and/or the Board of Directors.
f. Perform charges/tasks
in a competent and timely manner.
Maintain confidentiality of all TSRT information and sensitive matters
during and after completion of the term as Student Intern.
h. Participate in and actively
support the TSRT and its Student Intern Program.
Work with the mentor, Board of Directors and fellow Student Interns
in a positive manner reflecting respect and cooperation.
Society of Radiologic Technologists is committed to planning and providing leadership for the Student Intern Program. The
purpose of the program is to foster knowledgeable students with an insight into the activities, functions, purpose, and goals
of the TSRT and to increase the participation and involvement of students.
Student Intern applicants must be a
student of an accredited entry level program in the Radiologic Sciences. The
Student Intern must be available to attend all TSRT Board of Directors meetings, the TSRT Annual Conference, and all Business
Sessions. The Annual Conference and Business Sessions occur at the end of the
Student Intern’s term. A Student Intern who graduates may continue the
program as a technologist until the end of their term or they may withdraw from the program upon graduation by submitting
a written letter to the TSRT Board of Directors. The Student Intern applicant must be a current member of the TSRT at the
time of application and must maintain TSRT membership while serving as a Student Intern.
Please include a copy of your TSRT membership card.