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  • Regina Flannery, Director
    New York City Academies
    Scott Dixon
    Lancaster high School
    ALTERNATIVE INTERNSHIP MODELS
  • Traditional Model
    Office Environment
    On the books
    6-8 week summer placement
    Salaried by Employer
  • When does tradition not fit?
    Student Issues
    Employer Issues
    Transportation
    Fewer Companies
    Greater Competition from College
    Undocumented
    Athletics
    Student Interest conflict
    Academic Ineligibility
    Poor soft skills / placement difficulty
    Cultural / Family supports lacking
    Time Management / Scheduling
  • Student Issues
    Transportation
    Fewer Companies
    Greater Competition from College and Unemployed adults
    Undocumented / Legal issue / Age restrictions
    Difficult to place into field of interest
    Athletics
    Student Interest conflict
    Academic Ineligibility
    Poor soft skills / placement difficulty
    Cultural / Family supports lacking / Fear
    Time Management / Over Scheduling / Flexibility
  • OPTIONS
    • Travel
    • Your report must include all of the following:
    •  
    • A description of the country and its capital city including landforms, climate and economy
    • A description of the major tourism activities and attractions of the country (you may focus on one city)
    • An analysis of the tourism industry in the country and locality where you will spending most of your time
    • Who is the target market?
    • How is tourism being promoted?
    • Is the industry gaining or losing strength?
    • Describe the sustainability efforts within the industry?
    • How has the economy affected tourism? Include both the consumer and industry viewpoints and whether government spending and revenue collection has been impacted.
    • Your analysis of the 5 and 10 year outlook.
    • An analysis of your travel experience from the point of view of the service you received
    • A PowerPoint or video presentation summarizing your findings
    •  
    • The official tourism office in your locality will be the best resource for much of this, ex.: Puerto Rico Tourism Offices, La Princesa Bldg #2 Old San Juan, 1-800-866-7827
    •  
    • The following methods must be included:
    •  
    • At least four interviews with tourism professionals with emphasis on point 3 from the above requirements
    • A visit to four attractions (include brochures, pictures and history of the site)
    •  
    • You are encouraged to add material and/or information that is pertinent to the country you are visiting.
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  • College Work-Study
    Two-Part Day
    Theme based courses at Community College
    Work on Campus
    Event Planning
    Registrar
    Bursar
    Facilities
  • Begin at Home
    Do you need?
    Help with recruitment
    New website
    Marketing materials
    Cleaned up databases
    Lend Lease
    Can a friend or colleague use some help?
  • When the Whole Becomes Greater than the Parts
    Begin at the end – 160 hours
    Working In Support of Education/Global Communication Institute (wise-ny.org/gci)
    College Academy Weeks
    COAP(Career Opportunities in the Accounting Profession)
    Selective Corporate Internship Program (SCIPWeb.com)
    Work from Home
    Explorers
  • Alternative Salaries
    Scholarship/Stipend
    Gift Cards or Certificates
    Senior Dues and College application fees
    Membership Fees
    Heavy Metal
  • WHAT ARE YOUR ALTERNATIVES?
    To Do
    To Find Out
  • Alternatives to Do
    Junior Achievement – Job Shadowing (4-5 weeks)
    Student prior employment
    Communicate with existing employer
    Project Based “Internship” as supplement
    VITA / Community Service
    Workforce Alliance / Workforce Investment Board
  • www.nycacademies.org