The B e a r c a t Summer Internship The Pilot Year Summer 2011 International School Manila
a four day summer internship right after high school finishes in June with various companies in the Metro Manila area.
during this internship, students would essentially work (without pay of course) at a particular company, handling various level appropriate responsibilities
job shadowing a selected employee or employees would also be a part of the internship. For some placements it could be a significant part of the placement.
The Internship The internship may continue after June 17 th (i.e. for an extended part of the summer). This would be based on each company’s needs. It would be a negotiation between the student/family and the company and outside the supervision/responsibility of International School Manila. Most will be 4 day placements .
The Companies…so far
Alaska Milk Corporation
Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Castillo, Laman, Tan, Pantaleon, and San Jose Law Offices
SEEDlinks (Environmental protection and conservation)
Sa Aklat Sisikat Foundation (Education and Literacy)
… still finalizing others
What do I do?
How to Apply
Resume on Family Connection (completed, saved as a PDF and email to me by May 20)
Short Essay Question (complete and email it back to me by May 20)
Student Application (see next slide)
You will receive it from Mr. McQueen on May 16.
You complete it (you must indicate your preferences of placements…#1 ADB, #2 Alaska Milk etc.).
You email it to Mr. McQueen by May 20.
You also print it out and get it signed (you and your parent’s signature). Bring it in to Mr. McQueen by May 20.
What will happen next?
An internship committee will select among all the applicants, those that have a combination of a strong application and an overall “good fit” with a particular company.
Students will be notified via email on if they have been accepted and placed into a company.
Pre Internship Meeting (date not set but before June 2) with Mr. McQueen (prepare for the “Meet and Greet”).
Interns will be required to attend a “Meet and Greet” on June 2 after school. This is a meeting between Interns and Company representatives.
Students complete the internship (June 13, 14, 15, and 16).
Student meet with Mr. McQueen in the HS Guidance office on June 17 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am.
Why do I want to do a placement?
How serious are you about doing something like this?
What do you personally hope to get out of it?
What will you bring to a company we match you up with?
Further Questions See Mr. McQueen ASAP! He’s happy to answer them for you
A FINAL Word of Caution
Be careful out there!
Show YouTube clip “The Great Office War (a clip showing the dangers lurking in a typical office environment) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pVKnF26qFFM