2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow Paid Internships  (in challenging times) Charlie Kat...
Paid Internships  (in challenging times)  AGENDA <ul><li>Introductions </li></ul><ul><li>“ Old” Standards </li></ul><ul><l...
“ OLD” Standards <ul><li>Paid internship position </li></ul><ul><li>6-10 weeks  </li></ul><ul><li>During the summer betwee...
“ Gold” Standards <ul><li>#1: Internships are part of a continuum of work-based  </li></ul><ul><li>learning.  </li></ul><u...
got internships? ? <ul><li>Who has found internships this summer? </li></ul><ul><li>Where? How?  </li></ul><ul><li>What’s ...
Stepping “Outside  the Bun” <ul><li>Where else can you look for internships? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Chamber of Commerce, In...
Next Steps <ul><li>Start NOW! </li></ul><ul><li>Corporate budget / calendar </li></ul><ul><li>Internship Committee </li></...
“ Evolution of the Relationship” <ul><li>Sequential steps : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Classroom presentations (an hour) </li><...
Resources <ul><li>www.nafconnect.org  , Advisory Board tab </li></ul><ul><li>The Internship Toolkit </li></ul><ul><li>Bern...
You Got Questions?... <ul><li>We got answers! </li></ul>2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomor...
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2009 paid internships

  1. 1. 2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow Paid Internships (in challenging times) Charlie Katz , Director, AB Development, NAF Bernie Sheridan, Senior Director, Internship Development, NAF
  2. 2. Paid Internships (in challenging times) AGENDA <ul><li>Introductions </li></ul><ul><li>“ Old” Standards </li></ul><ul><li>“ Gold” Standards </li></ul><ul><li>Got Internships? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Who has found them this summer? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What is working now? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Stepping “Outside the Bun” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Creative ideas for retaining and growing internships in the Fall of 2009 and beyond </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Next steps </li></ul><ul><li>Resources </li></ul>2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow
  3. 3. “ OLD” Standards <ul><li>Paid internship position </li></ul><ul><li>6-10 weeks </li></ul><ul><li>During the summer between the junior </li></ul><ul><li>and senior years of high school </li></ul><ul><li>Extension of the classroom </li></ul><ul><li>Supervised </li></ul><ul><li>Internship Toolkit </li></ul><ul><li>Three Stakeholder Groups: Students, schools and employers </li></ul><ul><li>Three Timeframes: Before, during and after </li></ul>2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow
  4. 4. “ Gold” Standards <ul><li>#1: Internships are part of a continuum of work-based </li></ul><ul><li>learning.  </li></ul><ul><li>#2: Internships are compensated. </li></ul><ul><li>#3: Internships address education equity. </li></ul><ul><li>#4: Internships are based on identified youth learning </li></ul><ul><li>objectives. </li></ul><ul><li>#5: Internship experiences align with academic learning. </li></ul><ul><li>#6: Internships produce valuable work that furthers employers’ organizational goals. </li></ul><ul><li>#7: All participants are prepared for and reflect upon internship experiences. </li></ul><ul><li>#8: Systems are in place to support internship participants throughout the experience. </li></ul><ul><li>#9: Internships are assessed against identified youth learning objectives. </li></ul><ul><li>#10: Internships occur in safe and supportive environments. </li></ul>2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow
  5. 5. got internships? ? <ul><li>Who has found internships this summer? </li></ul><ul><li>Where? How? </li></ul><ul><li>What’s working now? </li></ul><ul><li>Are all internships for the summer? </li></ul><ul><li>Other ideas? </li></ul>2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow
  6. 6. Stepping “Outside the Bun” <ul><li>Where else can you look for internships? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Chamber of Commerce, Industry associations, Service organizations </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Changing “job” to “internship” </li></ul><ul><li>Stipends/scholarships vs. paychecks (undocumented students) </li></ul><ul><li>Advisory Board intern position </li></ul><ul><li>Local / regional government positions </li></ul><ul><li>Cross-selling between Academy themes </li></ul>2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow
  7. 7. Next Steps <ul><li>Start NOW! </li></ul><ul><li>Corporate budget / calendar </li></ul><ul><li>Internship Committee </li></ul><ul><li>Post-internship recognition event </li></ul><ul><li>Review the Internship Toolkit </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.nafconnect.org/advisoryboards </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Employ an “Evolution of the Relationship” model </li></ul>2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow
  8. 8. “ Evolution of the Relationship” <ul><li>Sequential steps : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Classroom presentations (an hour) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Job shadowing (a half-day) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mentoring (once or twice a month) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student conferences / internship preparation (full day) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Paid Internships (240 – 400 hours) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>“ Let your business partners get used to the water, before you ask them to dive into the deep end” </li></ul>2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow
  9. 9. Resources <ul><li>www.nafconnect.org , Advisory Board tab </li></ul><ul><li>The Internship Toolkit </li></ul><ul><li>Bernie Sheridan </li></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Charlie Katz </li></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul>2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow
  10. 10. You Got Questions?... <ul><li>We got answers! </li></ul>2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow
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