The internship is one of the most memorable components in the Academy experience! It is also one of the most rewarding since you will apply, in a real world setting, what you’ve learned in Academy classes. This internship is not just a summer job. It is an extension of the Academy classroom and curriculum that will challenge you with an enriching educational experience.

There is a team of people who support this internship and help to make it successful.

  • Academy Instructors - teachers who guide you through the course
  • Academy Director - oversees and supervises all aspects of the Internship program
  • Workplace Supervisor - your boss at the workplace who manages your day-to-day activities and your reviews
  • Parents - ensure transportation to and from internship site

Benefits of an Academy Internship

  • Apply the skills and information learned in the IT curriculum - both technical and interpersonal
  • Learn the importance of good attendance, punctuality, and efficiency
  • Gain references for college applications
  • Make contacts for future jobs
  • Earn 1 unit of course credit

Company Benefits

  • Utilize temporary employees during critical periods
  • Select from knowledgeable students
  • Recruit future employees
  • Contribute to public school education
  • Help create a motivated, educated workforce
  • Interested in discussing possible internships further?

The Ideal Internship

  • Offers you opportunities to learn about many aspects of the business
  • Enhances the work experience with professional development seminars or meetings
  • Utilizes skills learned at school

Basic Requirements

  • Excellent attendance and punctuality for this school year
  • Minimum of B in your IT classes (You must have taken at least two IT classes)
  • Submission of an acceptable resume
  • Availability for a minimum of 6 consecutive weeks during the summer
  • Reliable transportation to and from the work site
  • Social Security Card or Green Card
  • Appropriate business attire and grooming for the workplace
  • An email account that you regularly check
  • Lasts 6-8 weeks
  • Provides you with a workplace supervisor who will guide you through the work experience