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1 Welcome to Back to School Night Mrs. Downum, TT Office

2 Pre-Internship Explanation b b A junior requirement that must be completed in order to qualify for Troy Tech Senior Internship. b b Pre-Internship Course Handbook Developed by our Troy Tech teachers Available for students on the K drive on Troy’s campus and emailed to parents

3 Pre-Internship Requirements b b 3 Job Shadows b b Resume b b Preparing for an interview Details are found on

4 Job Shadow Details b b Brief after school visit to a company - complete the form, request a signature and business card. b b Can be completed earlier than deadline – possibly schedule on a late start morning 7:30-8:30 a.m., November 11 no school day, or perhaps weekday office hours during vacations. b b The job shadow can be completed with a contact in your own personal network OR with a previous Troy mentor. Lists of Troy's Previous Mentors are available in Pre- Internship classrooms - a hard copy designed for review. b b The first job shadow is due on Friday, September 26.

5 Steps to Secure a Job Shadow Students should: 1. Identify future career fields. Consider Naviance career assessment. 2. Review your schedule and transportation. 3. Consider personal contacts through friends and family. 4. Consider businesses local to Troy and/or your home. 5. Review the lists of previous Troy Internship sites in your Troy Tech Pre-Internship classroom. Discuss with your Pre-Internship teacher. 6. During office hours (school break or lunch time), call a few sites. 7. On the day of the job shadow, bring a copy of the job shadow form (available on for

6 Sample Phone Conversation Student: “Hello, may I speak with Mr./Ms...., the Manager.” (or ask for Human Resources) “My name is … I am calling to inquire about a possible Job Shadow visit.” “Job Shadowing is a part of the Troy Tech Program. The purpose is to learn about careers and prepare for an Internship experience.” “Thank you for this opportunity. What is your address? Are there any special instructions regarding parking or check in when I arrive?” “My cell phone number and/or email address is … in case there any changes to the Job Shadow visit date and time. I look forward to seeing you on …”

7 Pre-Internship Important Dates Due dates for the 3 job shadows: Fridays Sept 26, Feb 7 and Mar 7. b b Tues, March 31, 2015 7:00pm Mandatory Intern Mtg Jr AND Parent - N Gym b b Thursday, April 30, 2015 2 nd Per Troy Tech Fair both Gyms - Exploration Form Due b b Thurs, May 1, 2015 Lunch Mandatory Jr Internship Meeting - North Gym b b Mon, June 1, 2015 8:00 am Mandatory Summer Intern Mtg, Lecture Hall-3 Forms Due/Summer intern start earning between 20-40 hours per week b b Mon, June 8, 2015 Latest date to start Summer Internship b b Wed, July 22, 2015 Latest date to complete Summer Internship. All paperwork due by 12:00 noon, Any programs or out-of-area internships should be approved by Mrs. D There is also the option for August 2015-May 2016 Fall/Spring Internship term.

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