2 Agenda Internship Benefits Supervisor Responsibilities Gold Standard 7: Employers receive orientation and training about how to engage youth in internships to maximize their own participation and youth’s learning experiences.AgendaInternship BenefitsSupervisor ResponsibilitiesInternship Program CalendarSupervising Academy Interns ActivityAssessment ExpectationsIntern Work PlanInterns First Day ScheduleHR Requirements and Required FormsNext StepsSome kind of increase chart
3 Internship Benefits For students: motivation to succeed in school Gold Standard 3: Internships are part of a high quality education that equips students with the knowledge and skills to achieve their full intellectual and social potential.Internship BenefitsFor students:motivation to succeed in schoolacquire practical employability skillssee the relevance of NAF curriculumlearn responsibility and financial literacyBegin establishing a professional networkconnect with employers who can for future opportunitiesFor employers:cost-effective means of completing projectsfresh perspective on problemsreduction in training and recruitment costsincrease in employee moraleopportunity to provide students with "real‐world" experience to complement their academic preparation
5 Gold Standard 8: A defined timeframe for internships. Gold Standard 5: Internship experiences align with academic learning.SunMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday3Wk 145Intern Orientation & First Day67Financial Literacy Training: 11-1:30810Wk 211121314151Wk 3181920Lunch & Learn212224Wk 4252627282931Wk 52Wk 69Intern Assessment DueIntern’s Last Day & Presentations
6 Supervising Academy Interns Activity Gold Standard 7: Youth understand what to expect from an internship, and what they must contribute to maximize career skill development.Supervising Academy Interns ActivityPage 5 of Supervisor ManualPair UpPlan out a scenarioConsider showing the “dos” and the “don’ts”RehearsePresent your “tip” and act it out
7 Gold Standard 8: An evaluation process of and by employers, youth, educators and parents. Gold Standard 9: Internships are assessed against identified youth interests and learning objectives.AssessmentFormal Final Internship Assessment is due before intern last day. Informal Supervisors should schedule weekly check-in meetings to ensure that ongoing feedback and evaluation are provided.
8 Intern Work Plan Include: Intern’s hours Gold Standard 4: Internships are stated in youth-centered, written, individual learning plans, differentiated for youth skill levels.Gold Standard 6: Internships produce valuable work that furthers employers’ organizational goals.Intern Work PlanInclude:Intern’s hoursWeekly check-in time with supervisorGoals and projects your department (reference position description)Tasks the intern will need to perform to complete each project/goalExpected timeline to guide pacing and work loadSubmit work plan on [date] to [Internship Coordinator].
9 Interns’ First Day All Intern Orientation Company Lunch Gold Standard 8: A defined timeframe for internships.Gold Standard 5: Internship experiences align with academic learning.Interns’ First DayAll Intern OrientationCompany LunchDepartment OrientationIntroduction to department & workspaceDiscuss intern’s goals, strengths and weaknessesShare work planDepartment training (see “Four Steps to Effective Training” in Supervisor Manual)