Presentation on theme: "Ms. Rusate. WHAT is an internship? An internship is a work-related learning experience for individuals who wish to develop hands on work experience."— Presentation transcript:
WHAT is an internship? An internship is a work-related learning experience for individuals who wish to develop hands on work experience in a certain occupational field. WHO can intern? Offered to juniors and seniors at SHS. WHEN are internships? Commitment of 60 hours, after school. WHERE do interns get placed? Available in any career field. Usually local Stratford businesses.
For college bound students: Some colleges require it! “Related health care experience is highly desirable.” – Quinnipiac University, Athletic Training Program Helps you stand out from the crowd. “Any real-life work experience, including volunteer work/community service, is certainly of great value in admissions.” – College Director of Admissions
For ALL students: Allows you to try out a career! Gain experience! Stand out from the crowd! Saves time and money! Introduces you to working adults. Builds your network! Can turn into a paid position!
Read through the Internship Handbook, be sure you can make the commitment. Complete the application, sign the agreement, get teacher recommendations. Return paperwork to Ms. Rusate. Attend 3 after school workshops. (will be offered again based on demand, probably after Thanksgiving)