Students - High School and College
What is an Internship?
  • An internship is a temporary position created by an employer providing the opportunity to learn and gain valuable work experience.
Benefits of an Internship?
  • Gain real-world work experience
  • Provides the opportunity to test the waters in your areas of interest
  • Gain High School credits (1/2 elective credit at 65 hours of work time)
  • Gain College credits (varies based on approved Internship and career path)
  • Internships provide great experience that looks good on resume and college applications
  • Employers are flexible to your school schedule
How to get Involved
  • Create your resume, fill out Student Profile and complete the Student Agreement and Data Release Forms (See below)
  • Meet with Career Counselor to review and submit your documents
  • Review current Internship Opportunities and let them know if you would like to apply
  • You will get notified if the hosting employer would like to interview
  • Prepare for an interview
Be Prepared For Your Interview
  • Review your resume with your teacher, advisor or Internship Coordinator.
  • Make sure that you understand what the internship is that you are interviewing for.
  • Review the website of the employer and come up with questions for the interview.
  • Make sure you know the address of the interview (don't be late).
  • Dress appropriately.
  • Be excited about the opportunity. Employers want to know that you really want to Internship.
  • Answer the questions the best you can (don't make things up!)
  • Shake hands firmly, be engaged.
Document Download - To Be Completed Prior To Starting An Internship
  • Data Release and Student Agreement Form
    • Please sign the appropriate document for the area in which you are attending school.
Fill out and submit your Student Profile, upload your resume and agreements.
  • OR Download the Student Profile Form and along with the resume and agreements send to your local Internship Coordinator.
  • Student Profile
Contact Information - Email completed forms and your resume to your local Internship Coordinator.

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