Advisors/Counselors/Teachers

What Is An Internship?
  • An internship is a temporary position created by a business that benefits the host business and provides valuable work experience to a young person.
Role of the Internship Coordinator:
  • Acts as the liaison between the schools and area employers cultivating the relationships that leads to successful internships.
Overview:
  • Hours per week: Typically 4-16 hours (Must adhere to labor laws regarding student’s age)
  • Total Hours:
    • High Schoolers - 1/2 an elective credit for 65 hours of work time
    • College Students – individualized credit is applied
  • Period: 10-12 weeks (variable and can continue if all parties agree)
  • Paid/Unpaid Internship: Employer's discretion (Must adhere to labor laws)
  • Student Age Range: 16-24 years
Steps in Placing Intern:
  • Internship Coordinator:
    • Works with local employers to create hosting opportunities for internships.
    • Meets with Career Advisor(s) to review internship process and required documentation.
    • Provides list of current Internships to Career Advisors
  • Student:
    • Students completes Student Internship Form, Resume and Data Release Form and submits to Career Counselor for review.
  • Advisor:
    • Sends reviewed forms to the Internship Coordinator
  • Internship Coordinator/Advisor:
    • Discuss current internship postings and students in candidate pool for pre-screening matching
  • Internship Coordinator:
    • Presents candidates (Student Internship Profile and Resume) to employer for consideration to interview
    • Presents opportunity for selected candidates to interview to Career Advisor
    • Presents selection decision from employer to Career Advisor
  • Advisor:
    • Initiates the execution to completion of the Parent-Student Internship Agreement. (High School Only)
  • Internship Coordinator:
    • Initiates the execution to completion of the School District-Business Internship Agreement. (High School Only)
    • Coordinates the start of first day of internship
    • Checks in with employer on the status of internship. Provides feedback and evaluations received from employer and student
  • All:
    • Evaluates whether to continue internship or start with new
    • Learn and make the process better!
Central Oregon Schools
Bend HS
Baker Charters
Caldera HS
Mt View HS
Bridges HS
Madras HS
Ridgeview HS
Redmond HS
Summit HS
Heart Of Oregon Corps
Redmond Proficiency Academy
Bridge Charter Academy
Oregon Virtual Academy (ORVA)
Realms HS
LaPine HS
Marshall HS
Culver HS
COCC
OSU Cascades
COIC


Advisors/Counselors/Teachers
What Is An Internship?
  • An internship is a temporary position created by a business that benefits the host business and provides valuable work experience to a young person.
Role of the Internship Coordinator:
  • Acts as the liaison between the schools and area employers cultivating the relationships that leads to successful internships.
Overview:
  • Hours per week: Typically 4-16 hours (Must adhere to labor laws regarding student’s age)
  • Total Hours:
    • High Schoolers - 1/2 an elective credit for 65 hours of work time
    • College Students – individualized credit is applied
  • Period: 10-12 weeks (variable and can continue if all parties agree)
  • Paid/Unpaid Internship: Employer's discretion (Must adhere to labor laws)
  • Student Age Range: 16-24 years
Steps in Placing Intern:
  • Internship Coordinator:
    • Works with local employers to create hosting opportunities for internships.
  • Internship Coordinator:
    • Meets with Career Advisor(s) to review internship process and required documentation.
  • Internship Coordinator:
    • Provides list of current Internships to Career Advisors
  • Student:
    • Students completes Student Internship Form, Resume and Data Release Form and submits to Career Counselor for review.
  • Advisor:
    • Sends reviewed forms to the Internship Coordinator
  • Internship Coordinator/Advisor:
    • Discuss current internship postings and students in candidate pool for pre-screening matching
  • Internship Coordinator:
    • Presents candidates (Student Internship Profile and Resume) to employer for consideration to interview
    • Presents opportunity for selected candidates to interview to Career Advisor
    • Presents selection decision from employer to Career Advisor
  • Advisor:
    • Initiates the execution to completion of the Parent-Student Internship Agreement. (High School Only)
  • Internship Coordinator:
    • Initiates the execution to completion of the School District-Business Internship Agreement. (High School Only)
    • Coordinates the start of first day of internship
    • Checks in with employer on the status of internship. Provides feedback and evaluations received from employer and student
  • All:
    • Evaluates whether to continue internship or start with new
  • All:
    • Learn and make the process better!
Central Oregon Schools
Baker Charters
Bend HS
Bridge Charter Academy
Bridges HS
Caldera HS
COCC
COIC
Culver HS
Heart Of Oregon Corps
LaPine HS
Madras HS
Marshall HS
Mt View HS
Oregon Virtual Academy (ORVA)
OSU Cascades
Realms HS
Redmond HS
Redmond Proficiency Academy
Ridgeview HS
Summit HS


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