District 214 Internship Program
Fall Semester and Spring Semester
Student Application Information

This program is designed to provide students with authentic, relevant and meaningful learning experiences in the local community, which assists the student with post-secondary decision making.
The Internship is a NON-PAID, one-semester course (.5 credit)
Students can earn a letter grade (A = 5.0) or take the course Pass/Fail.
The Internship is included on high school transcripts.
Students submit weekly updates and their participation is monitored and evaluated by an instructor.
Transportation is sometimes available upon request.

Internship Requirements
Meet with Guidance Counselor to discuss Career Goals.

Take at least one class related to Career Interest area.

Attend ONE of the following:
District 214 Career Night
Career Trek
Classroom Career Exploration Field Trip
Students must be able to work 5-10 hours per week.
(During school or after school/weekends)
Consider your schedule and your after school activities prior to applying for admission to this program.

Internet access is necessary for ongoing communication and submitting online assignments.
(This includes a commitment to regularly check school issued @stu.d214 e-mail.)

School attendance and discipline records must reflect mature responsibility and behavior.

An Internship Application is considered complete when ALL forms below have been completed and submitted to internprogram@d214.org

Student Application (Completed and submitted by student)
Parent Recommendation (Forwarded to parent from student, completed and submitted by parent) 
Teacher Recommendation 1 (Forwarded to teacher from student, completed and submitted by teacher) 
Teacher Recommendation 2 (Forwarded to teacher from student, completed and submitted by teacher)
Application Deadline is November 1 for Spring Semester Placement
Application Deadline is May 1 for Fall Semester Placement
Once these deadlines have passed, interviews will be scheduled and take place at school when all forms have been received. 

Due to the customization and individualization that's involved with securing each internship placement, acceptance into the program does not guarantee placement. 

Summer Internship information is available here.
If you have any questions, please contact Krista Paul at (847) 718-7947 or internprogram@d214.org

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