District 214 Internship Program
Student Application Information
The Summer Internship Program is available to incoming Juniors and Seniors who are extremely committed to pursuing a specific career and have the knowledge, skill, and dedication that will be required to engage in a very rigorous and challenging and valuable hands-on learning experience which cannot be replicated in the classroom.
The Internship is a NON-PAID, two-semester course (1.0 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.
Students must be 16 years of age by first day of summer school
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
Classroom Career Exploration Field Trip
Students must be able to work 20 hours per week. (June 15 - July 23)
Consider your schedule and summer 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.)
Reliable Transportation is required.
Summer School Enrollment and and Fees ($374 for both semesters)
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Internshp questions should be directed to Krista Paul at (847) 718-7947 or email@example.com
Teacher Recommendation 1
Teacher Recommendation 2
Summer Internship Application Deadline is April 1.
Beginning in April, 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.
Fall Semester and Spring Semester Internship Information is available here.