Internships

  • 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 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

    October 31 for Spring Semester Placement

    March 19 for Summer Placement

    March 19 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 Micro- Internship placement, acceptance into the program does not guarantee placement.

     

    Apply here

Contact

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