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Creating an internship experience for high school students is a great way to introduce students to your business and industry, while also providing leadership, mentorship, and supervisory opportunities for your current workers. 

WABS employer guide to “Creating High School Internships” focuses on internship elements that are broadly applicable across multiple industry sectors and school districts. Further, it provides strategies for developing a high-quality internship and best practices for welcoming students of diverse backgrounds.

Content areas include:

  • An overview of the school district assessment and approval process
  • Legal considerations for working with minors
  • Guidance on how to plan the experience including sample schedules
  • Key components of the required student orientation
  • Roles and responsibilities of the school district, the employer, the family, and the student.
  • Sample Learning Agreements, Plans & Evaluations

To download the full guide, "Creating High School Internships", please complete the form below:

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Once you have downloaded the Internship Guide and are ready to take the next step and connect with a school district, please complete the Employer Intake Form or email