MEASURING STUDENTS’ SATISFACTION WITH PERSONALITY DEVELOPMENT TRAININGS: A Case of Internship Students from Suan Sunandha Rajabhat University
For students who are going to do internship, it is the first important step to enter the job market. The personality development training programs was designed to help students to be success in the job market by creating positive business mind set, positive thinking, and self-confidence. In fact, all internship students from Suan Sunandha Rajabhat University are required to train in both personality development and business acumen. Certainly, many internship students of previous years provide a feedback of vital success because it has the positive impacts on their behavior, thought, and performance. The purposes of this study were to study and to investigate the internship students’ level of satisfaction in the personality development trainings and their feedbacks, and suggestions. This study utilized mixed method of both qualitative and quantitative research method. The focus of the qualitative study was on 10 internship students who had completed personality development and image training class. An in-depth interview was utilized to gain better understanding of them. Data collection from both quantitative and qualitative method were analyzed to obtain better understanding and reaching conclusions. In order to have a better understanding of the level of satisfaction of students from the personality development training, the five steps of research study was conducted. The five steps were statement of problems, research objectives, data collection by mixed method, data analyzed, and finally findings & discussion. The respondents, however, reported that the personality development training programs were very useful for their preparation and success to enter the job market.