An internship is designed to offer a supervised learning experience that is related to a students’ career or college plan. These experiences provide students with the opportunity to develop on-site occupational skills and apply formal classroom learning to the world of work.
Student must be at least 16 years of age
Student must be at least a junior in high school (or going into junior year)
Student must meet school guidelines for participation
Develops and/or enhances employability skills
Assists students in gaining professional experience that can be placed on a resume
Helps students select a career or college major
Supports future plans – an internship can help students get professional references as well as open up opportunities for summer jobs.
1 credit can be earned for 135 hrs of hands-on experience per semester. Successful completer's may continue their internship experience beyond a semester if all parties involved agree and an updated internship plan is filed. (max. 2 credits )
For Potential Supervisors
Paid or unpaid
Time limited (semester long: fall, spring & summer)
Credit bearing (1 credit = 135 hrs)
Practical application of current or previously studied theory or related curriculum
Connected to career and/or post-secondary goals
Opportunities for students to explore career options in a particular field of work
Come explore the internship and apprenticeship opportunities available to all students at Dover High School and Career Technical Center.