Presentation on theme: "QUEST Gifted Internship"— Presentation transcript:
1QUEST Gifted Internship Gwinnett CountyGifted Program
2New Horizons Explore career options Learn by doing Work with a mentor in the professional,political, or business world
3Examples of QUEST Internship Locations Law officeHospitalDoctor or vet officeCDCCity hallInterior design officeArchitect’s officeChurchElementary schoolMiddle schoolFashion design studioAdvertising firmGraphic arts studioGeorgia legislature
4Requirements Must be placed in gifted program Must complete and return applicationMust be 11th or 12th grader for next school yearMust provide own transportation and insuranceMust complete BHS parking class and any other BHS requirements
5How does it work?Complete 75 hours of internship per semester, but you and your mentor work out the schedule.Leave school 7th period every day.Schedule 5 hours per week.Example: You might attend your internship twice a week for 2.5 hours instead of going every day, or go for 5 hours on Saturday.
6Side Benefits Leave school seventh period every day. Get a parking spot, even juniors.
7How do I find a mentor?Quest placement supervisors find a mentor for you.If you have a contact in your field of interest, the placement supervisors will help you set up your internship with your contact. Mentors must be screened and approved by the school district.
8How do I get in the class? First Come, First serve. Pick up an application from A102.Any 11th-12th grade gifted student who completes and returns an application will be accepted until the class is full.
9Applications Available in wall file next to door of A102 See Mrs. Collins in A102 for more informationSubmit applications by Feb. 22 to A102.
10AcceptanceIf you are among the first 30 students to turn in your completed application and you meet all the other criteria, you will be accepted as an intern.
11INTERVIEWS will be scheduled in April with the school district’s internship placement supervisors for all students who registered for the QUEST internship program.