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
- Fill out Student Profile and complete a resume
- 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 or advisor.
- 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.
Documents To Download - Required documents to be completed prior to starting an Internship
- Student Profiles - To be filled out in order to show your interests and availability
- Data Release Form - This is a document needed in order to tracking student involvement in the Internship efforts
- Student Questionnaire - Quick survey to complete prior to starting an internship
Contact Information - Email completed forms and your resume to the contact listed below.
- Larry Holeman
- Phone: 541-815-5005
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org