“What do you want to be when you grow up?”
That question will have to be answered soon by your child. School-to-Careers can help with the answer!
The internship class is for all juniors and seniors, whether they plan to go to college or not.
Throughout history, one of the major goals of education has been to have students acquire the ability to link academic knowledge to practical work experience. Many students are completing twelve years of schooling with no idea of what type of career they would like to pursue, or how to go about achieving their career goals. Even more importantly, many students do not understand the relevance of certain classes to success in life.
Salem High School has addressed this need by collaborating with local businesses in order to offer internship opportunities to high school students through the School-to-Careers Program. Students who commit to an internship in their desired career field enjoy numerous benefits:
Here are some quotes from past interns about this powerful program:
We encourage all juniors and seniors to seriously consider signing up for a career internship. Internship applications will be passed out to all upperclassmen once the scheduling process begins. It is a simple application. The cover sheet lists the steps to be completed in the application process. We encourage students to find their own internship work sites, but if they cannot find a location, they will receive assistance from the School-to-Careers Office.
For additional information please contact:
Mrs. Michalczyk at 893-7069 x5341
Course# 882, Grades 11-12, 1 Credit, Semester
Check out our website: http://sau57.org/cte-school-to-careers
Career Internship is a work-based situation which allows you the opportunity to experience a particular job or profession while gaining valuable experience. The community liaison and work site mentor work together to coordinate academic and occupational skills that you will learn and apply directly to the work site. You are required to attend a monthly class where you learn resume and cover letter writing, interview skills, as well as, studying all aspects of industry. You are expected to secure your own work site; however, placement assistance is provided. Work experiences may or may not be paid positions. Students accepted into the internship program must meet the following guidelines:• You must have good attendance• You must have limited or no behavior offenses including tardiness• Seniors are given first priority for the program• You must have reliable transportation to the siteThe Career Internship program reserves the right to refuse admittance to any student who fails to meet the criteria and/or is late with the required paperwork.