0 Shares 470 Views

SPHS Internship Program

Terry Sep 08, 2016
0 471

Arts – Biomedical Science – Business – Computer Science – Engineering
“It’s A Brave Thing To Go and Chase the Thing You Want To Do.”
~Nat Paynter, Director of Water Programs, Charity: Water


Why should businesses consider offering internships to South Pasadena Unified students?

  • The value of having highly skilled and motivated students as part of your workforce for a semester – or more
  • The opportunity to bring new ideas and enthusiasm to your organization
  • The assistance provided by the unpaid high school intern to your permanent staff
  • The chance to share your knowledge with students

What does a quality student internship offer?

  • An introduction to different parts of the organization
  • An opportunity to practice critical thinking, communication, and problem solving skills
  • Clearly defined responsibilities
  • Projects that further a student’s professional development

How does it work?
For the students:

  • Complete two job skills workshops prior to the internship
  • Apply for the SPHS Internship program; fill out required paperwork
  • Sign up for the zero period class through SPHS, worth five course credits
  • Apply for the internship of interest to the student
  • Complete 60 hours of work during a semester (Fall, Spring, or Summer)
  • Learn as much as you can from career experts

For the employer:

  • Create a job description for the internship position
  • Sign a memo of understanding with the South Pasadena Unified School District
  • Interview potential interns and select best candidate for the role
  • Identify an internal coordinator for the intern
  • Share company policies and procedures with intern
  • Establish clear work hours; schedule and monitor hours
  • Offer interns direction and feedback for improvement
  • Communicate regularly with SPHS Career Internship Specialist
  • Complete an internship evaluation

Now Is A Good Time To Start
For more information, contact Andrea Fox, Career Internship Specialist,
afox@spusd.net or 626-390-2730

You may be interested

Borboleta Decors by Helena & Richard Martinez
business-spotlight
135 views
business-spotlight
135 views

Borboleta Decors by Helena & Richard Martinez

Admin - January 2, 2019

Meet Helena and Richard Martinez, owners of Borboleta Decors! How did your business get started? Borboleta Decors grew out of a necessity to provide good, sturdy furniture…

Welcome 2018 New Members
new members
485 views
new members
485 views

Welcome 2018 New Members

Terry - October 9, 2018

New members enjoyed light refreshments and jolly conversation as they were welcomed to the Chamber at the annual New Member mixer. Members of the Chamber’s Board of Directors and Ambassador Committee joined the celebration. It was a great opportunity for the new members to meet other Chamber members in a relaxed, lovely fall afternoon.

Dine
544 views

Famous Gus’s Barbecue

Terry - May 9, 2018

There are no shortcuts to great BBQ and we’ve made it our mission to stay authentic to the craft.  All of our meats are seasoned overnight and…

Most from this category

551 views

Aro Latin

Terry - April 2, 2018
530 views

Bistro de la Gare

Terry - March 31, 2018
518 views

Bristol Farms

Terry - March 31, 2018
413 views

Canoe House Restaurant

Terry - March 31, 2018