Students in Agri-Business Management (Ag and Tech Ed Capstone) class may apply to enter the agriculture or technology work experience co-op internship program in a position related to the agriculture or tech industry. This course allows students the opportunity to develop through on-the-job training while earning 2 credits.
STEAM Internship Basic Policies & Student Expectations
¨ All internship students must take a minimum of four classes.
¨ 1 Credit = Related Course (Agri-Business Management)
¨ 2 Credits = On the job training, at an average of 15 hours a week.
¨ Students must maintain satisfactory grades.
¨ An “F” on a grade report you will loose release time until raised
¨ A “D” will warrant an individual conference with teacher/coordinator
¨ Students are required to attend all classes in order to be release to go to work in the afternoon, unless prearranged with teacher/coordinator.
¨ When absence is unavoidable, you need to make three phone calls.
1. Attendance Office
¨ All internship programs require an orientation meeting between the student, parent, teacher/coordinator, and employer. At this meeting, a training agreement is signed by all parties. Adherence to this training agreement is required to receive satisfactory internship grades and to remain in the program.
¨ Weekly Journal:
¨ Complete every week and turn in each Tuesday
¨ Pick up graded journal on Wednesday
¨ Be complete and detailed
¨ Be sure to let teacher/coordinator know of any concerns about job
¨ Discuss the questions that relate to your work site with your employer
¨ Training Agreement:
¨ Discussed and signed at the orientation meeting.
¨ Must be adhered to every day.
¨ Important aspects: Absences (phone calls), grades, training period, transportation, confidentiality. . .
¨ Employer Evaluation:
¨ Employer completes the evaluation form to rate skills demonstrated on the job
¨ Teacher/Coordinator, employer, and student meet to discuss evaluation, skill standards, and progress of internship student
¨ Internship grading
¨ 65% Employers evaluation
¨ 20% Weekly Journal
¨ 15% Teacher/coordinator evaluation (following training agreement etc.)