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Internships

 
Guiding Students to Accomplish Career Goals and Strengthen Employability Skills
CTE Internship Interest Form and Guidelines document is at the bottom of this page!

 
   
                                                                                       Ben S, NWHS
 
The CTE internship program allows selected students to obtain real-world work experience in a field related to their career interests.  Students are exposed to diverse situations and hands-on tasks that help with career and post-secondary planning, not to mention the addition of valuable work experience to their resume.  Because of our strong relationships with local businesses, we have successfully placed hundreds of students in a wide variety of internships throughout the county. 
 
Our CTE internship Program is application-based and all students are thoroughly screened to ensure the right fit and the highest level of success.  Many students may contact a business or organization before securing a placement.
 
Students complete 120 hours over the semester and earn one academic credit. Students are monitored throughout their internship experience by the Career Development Coordinator.
 
Eligibility Requirements:
    • Junior or Senior Status
    • Complete 1 CTE course related to their career interest/career cluster
    • Consistent attendance
    • Be able to work independently and meet deadlines 
    • 2 Teacher Recommendations
    • Principal Recommendation
 
Process
1) Print and Complete the CTE Internship Interest Form with the Guidelines below with all signatures.
2) Decide if you want regular-level or honors-level internship.
3) If you have questions, please your counselor or Sherry Baird, Internship Coordinator, [email protected], or call (336) 651-7139. 
 
 
 
Preparing the next generation of workers!
Contact your Counselor or Ms. Baird, Internship Coordinator if you have questions: [email protected].