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1 Page 1 A p e x H I g h S c h o o l Students – Did you sign in???

2 Page 2 A p e x H I g h S c h o o l Class of 2016 November 20, 2014 AOIT Pre-Internship Meeting

3 Page 3 A p e x H I g h S c h o o l Agenda Welcome –John Evans – Apex HS AOIT Director –Jill Vandine – Senior AOIT student & recent intern –Michael Murphy – Chair, Advisory Board –Marcia Murto – Advisory Board –Internship committee members Information presentation Discussion/Q&A session

4 Page 4 A p e x H I g h S c h o o l Objectives What is an AOIT internship Benefits of an internship –Student perspective –Company Perspective Review internship expectations Questions

5 Page 5 A p e x H I g h S c h o o l Internship overview AOIT graduation requirement; 1 credit earned Significant technology component, but not necessarily a technology position Internship positions are solicited by parents, students, neighbors, AOIT director, Board Goal: to explore career options and aspirations Not an entitlement

6 Page 6 A p e x H I g h S c h o o l Student Benefits Apply/use skills and information from AOIT program Reinforce good work habits Opportunity to earn money by applying learned skills and information in a real-time work environment Resume builder, references for college applications, possible scholarships and college internship Build contacts for future careers, via workplace and networking

7 Jill Vandine AOIT Internship 2014 at Quiet Oaks Farm

8 About Quiet Oaks Farm Providing quality horse boarding at an affordable rate 12 stall barn located in Apex, NC

9 My Supervisor Pat Conaway Owner Barn manager Also employed at AKC

10 A Day in the Life of Jill at Quiet Oaks Farm Work twice a day 7 days a week Arrive early in the morning/evening Feed horses Work on the website Teach lessons Speak to potential boarders Manage budget/finances

11 A Day in the Life…Continued Fix fencing Update Facebook page Schedule vet and farrier appointments Train horses Pick up horse feed and hay every week Take pictures for the website Schedule farm visits

12 My Contributions to the Farm Made a quality website with accurate and up to date information about the farm

13 My Contributions Continued Helped bring in many new boarders Part time manager of the farm Kept boarders and horses happy and informed Fixed up the barn Started up a horseback riding lesson program Advertised!

14 AOIT Skills Used HTML and webpage design Microsoft Word Microsoft PowerPoint Sony Vegas Photoshop Picasa

15 What Have I Gained From My Internship? Increased social skills More practice with HTML and webpage development/design A job 7 days a week at Quiet Oaks Farm! Management skills

16 Future Plans After completing my internship I have realized that I would like to own a business one day. Until then I will continue to take business and computer classes to help me prepare for the future. I have also learned that I love teaching young kids how to ride!

17 Page 17 A p e x H I g h S c h o o l Company Benefits Source of temporary employees who have work-ready skills Recruit for future employee pool Retain local talent in the area Contribute to public school education and to the creation of a motivated, educated workforce

18 Page 18 A p e x H I g h S c h o o l Internship Basics At least 135 hours between now and May 2016 –summer only –part-time during school Compensated - hourly wage, stipend, laptop, etc. Uses technology – at least 50% of the 135 hours Reasonable expectations are set for both student and supervisor Supervisor and/or mentor guides the student through the work experience Periodic reviews (site visit, blog, formal evaluation/assessment upon completion of hours)

19 Page 19 A p e x H I g h S c h o o l Finding an Internship Tap your network –Family/Friends/Workplace –www.raleigh.craigslist.comwww.raleigh.craigslist.com –Research contact information School/Advisory Board Internships: –Check and jobs board postings –Sign up/respond via if interested –You will be notified of interview process Turn current job into AOIT Internship –Meet basic requirements, including tech component –Ask supervisor and provide AOIT director with contact information –Should include something “new” for the student

20 Page 20 A p e x H I g h S c h o o l Student Responsibilities BEFORE Sign-in attendance sheet TONIGHT Sign and turn in Student Code of Conduct and Pre-requisites for an Internship (handout) Ensure Mr. Evans has current Check your regularly Write a résumé (Paideia) and submit it to Mr. Evans for review Participate in mock interview at AHS Complete internship survey Attend one senior internship presentation

21 Page 21 A p e x H I g h S c h o o l Student Responsibilities DURING Available for the entire internship (Parent support needed) –Most schedule conflicts can be discussed at the interview Complete learning objectives Turn in Internship Agreement Track hours – form in packet Keep an updated blog Set up site visit with Mr. Evans

22 Page 22 A p e x H I g h S c h o o l Student Responsibilities AFTER Post-internship –Evaluations (student and supervisor) –Senior presentation – Q & A with AOIT Faculty, parents, and internship supervisors; Dates announced in fall 2015 (posted on AOIT Site) –Transcript Letter – done in September for students who have, at the minimum, turned in an Internship Agreement

23 Page 23 A p e x H I g h S c h o o l Internships School Website –Stipend, paid by AST with the Lauren Raym and Ozzie Vargas, Jr. Memorial Internship Award –Must be able to continue during the school year for one period; earns 2nd internship credit –Summer Internship – 135 hours Postings (ongoing) – – check regularly –Postings on Google site: – https://sites.google.com/site/apexaoitinternshipopenings/ https://sites.google.com/site/apexaoitinternshipopenings/ –

24 Page 24 A p e x H I g h S c h o o l Student Internship Guide Given out and reviewed in Paideia (Guide is also posted on the AOIT Website) Read through entire document Includes all paperwork for entire internship process Forms are also available online Student Internship Guide on the new AOIT websiteStudent Internship Guide on the new AOIT website

25 Page 25 A p e x H I g h S c h o o l ACT NOW Ensure Mr. Evans has your current Complete the Pre-internship survey Review the Internship Guide Put the next Senior Internship presentation on your calendar Begin building your network DON’T WAIT to get started

26 Page 26 A p e x H I g h S c h o o l Q & A When is the next Senior Presentation? December 10 at Lord Corporation

27 Page 27 A p e x H I g h S c h o o l Wrap up Feedback on this workshop is encouraged Check out the new AOIT website! Additional questions? –John Evans at

28 Page 28 A p e x H I g h S c h o o l Q & A When is the next Senior Presentation? December 10 at Lord Corporation


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