Internships

  • District 214 seeks hosts for internships!

    District 214's Center for Career Discovery is looking for community and business partners to host high school students for internships. This is a great opportunity for businesses to recruit and develop a future pipeline of employees. To learn more about how you can get involved, click here or call Kelly Broz, Career Discovery Supervisor, at 847-718-7682.

    Micro-Internship Program

    This opportunity is designed to provide Juniors and Seniors with authentic, relevant and meaningful learning experiences in the local community, which assists students with their post-secondary decision making.

    • The Micro-Internship is a NON-PAID, one-semester course (.25 credit)
    • Students can earn a letter grade (A = 4.0) or take the course Pass/No credit
    • The Internship is included on high school transcripts and is classified by one of the seven endorsement areas determined by the Illinois State Board of Education.
    • Student participation is monitored and evaluated by an instructor.
    • Transportation may be available upon request.

    Micro-Internship Requirements:

    • Meet with your School Counselor to discuss self-identified career goals.
    • Take at least one class related to your career interest area.
    • Participate in a District 214 Career Night or classroom career exploration experience.
    • Demonstrate the ability to work independently for 30 hours during a semester (during school or after school/weekends). Consider your schedule and school activities prior to applying for admission to this program.
    • Communicate effectively with your internship supervisor.
      *Interns must regularly check their school issued @stu.d214 email.

    Application Deadlines

    • Spring Semester 2023 Placement: October, 31, 2022
    • Summer 2023 Placement (tbd)
    • Fall Semester 2023 Placement (tbd)

    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 Micro-Internship placement, acceptance into the program does not guarantee placement.

    Apply here

Summer Intern Carson Koclanis

Contact

  • Kathy Wicks
    Partnership Manager
    kathy.wicks@d214.org | 847-718-7483