This Course is for students ready to move out of the classroom and experience on-the-job-training. Internships allow students to explore career interests as part of their high school education and add practical experience to their resume or college application. Internship opportunities are available in agriculture, education, criminal justice, healthcare and many more!
|Student Internship Experiences|
Program Description: Students will spend a total of 40 hours (approximately 3 hours per week) at a job site working with a mentor and gaining knowledge and experience in a chosen career field. CTE Internship is a semester class taught either 4th or 8th period from 1:20-2:25 at JATC North. Students spend the first two weeks of the semester, the last week of the semester, and one day each month in the classroom. During class, students will learn soft skills and create a LinkedIn profile. Students must be at least 16 and a junior or senior. Students should have an educational background in their field of interest.
Program Objectives: Students gain useful work experience and begin networking within their chosen fields. This course helps students identify career options and interests. It gives "real" insight into a profession and helps students in making decisions about future goals.
The course is team taught by an instructor and two career coaches who guide students through internship placement, internship supervision, and soft skill instruction designed to help students succeed in the workplace.