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    • ISSN: 2010-3689
    • Frequency: Bimonthly (2011-2014); Monthly (Since 2015)
    • DOI: 10.18178/IJIET
    • Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Steve Thatcher
    • Executive Editor: Ms. Nancy Y. Liu
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Editor-in-chief
Prof. Dr. Steve Thatcher
University of South Australia, Australia
It is my honor to be the editor-in-chief of IJIET. The journal publishes good papers which focous on the advanced researches in the field of information and education technology. Hopefully, IJIET will become a recognized journal among the scholars in the filed of information and education technology.
IJIET 2017 Vol.7(6): 449-455 ISSN: 2010-3689
doi: 10.18178/ijiet.2017.7.6.910

The Affect of off-Campus Internships Program on Universities Student‘s Entrepreneurial Attitude and Capacity

Su-Chang Chen, Hsi-Chi Hsiao, Jen-Chia Chang, and Chun-Mei Chou
Abstract—This paper is to explore the entrepreneurial attitude and capacity of universities’ students that could be cultivated and excited through off-campus internships program. A questionnaire-based survey was conducted. There are three types of separate questionnaire, for teachers, students, and business staffs were designed. There were 165 questionnaires delivered to teachers and 620 to students from 31 universities in Taiwan. There were 98 valid questionnaires from teachers were received, representing a valid response rate of 59.39%. There were 370 valid questionnaires from students were returned, representing a valid response rate of 59.67%. There were 60 questionnaires delivered to duty-free stores staffs and 52 valid questionnaires returned, representing a valid response rate of 86.67%. The results show that respondents generally agree that off-campus internships program can cultivate student’s entrepreneurial attitude and excite their entrepreneurial capacity. Finally, there are sevel recommendations proposed.

Index Terms—Off-campus internship, entrepreneurial capacity, entrepreneurship education, internship education.

Su Chang Chen is with the National Penghu University of Science and Technology, Taiwan (e-mail: csc@gms.npu.edu.tw).
Hsi-Chi Hsiao is with the Cheng Shiu University, Taiwan (e-mail: hsichihs@gmail.com).
Jen-Chia Chang is with the National Taipei University of Technology, Taiwan (e-mail: jc5839@ntut.edu.tw).
Chun-Mei Chou is with the National Yunlin University of Science and Technology, Taiwan (e-mail: choucm@yuntech.edu.tw).

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Cite: Su-Chang Chen, Hsi-Chi Hsiao, Jen-Chia Chang, and Chun-Mei Chou, "The Affect of off-Campus Internships Program on Universities Student‘s Entrepreneurial Attitude and Capacity," International Journal of Information and Education Technology vol. 7, no. 6, pp. 449-455, 2017.

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