Internships is something that I was never lucky enough to experience in high school but have worked at 2 high schools that offered them and they are GREAT! I would love to see more schools go to this model because it teaches our children so many things.
Image borrowed from Getting Smart
Here are their 10 but you know the drill… you have to check the article for the details!
- Focus on Curiosity and Interests
- Be Yourself
- Celebrate Uniqueness
- Follow Dress Code and Language Code
- Use Connections
- Conduct Interviews, Follow-ups, & Job Shadows
- Do Your Paperwork
- Be a Good Communicator
- Keep in Touch
- Trust Each Other: “Once you’re at Big Picture you never really leave”