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  • Internship development, david bowerman

    1. 1. <ul><li>Internship Development and the Role of the Advisory Board </li></ul><ul><li>David Bowerman </li></ul><ul><li>Director of Client Development, K&L Gates </li></ul><ul><li>Chair, Seattle Academy of Finance Advisory Board </li></ul><ul><li>NAF Internship Fellow </li></ul><ul><li>Monday, July 12, 2010 </li></ul>
    2. 2. Why create a Gold Standard? <ul><li>We know internships are valuable – mountains of data, practical application of classroom learning, anecdotes, improved earning capacity </li></ul><ul><li>Varied experiences and best practices </li></ul><ul><li>Need for a consistent framework to extract optimal value [W 3 ] and sustainability </li></ul>
    3. 3. Gold Standards for High School Internships <ul><li>Developed by Career Academy and Internship Task Forces </li></ul><ul><li>Platform for future guides, measurement and connections </li></ul><ul><li>Leverage for Advisory Boards to create more, better internships </li></ul>
    4. 4. 1. Internships are a continuum of work-based learning BUILDING AWARENESS EXPLORING PREPARING ABOUT CAREERS AND THE WORLD OF WORK CAREERS AND THE WORLD OF WORK FOR CAREERS AND THE WORLD OF WORK <ul><li>Workplace tours & field trips </li></ul><ul><li>Career & job fairs </li></ul><ul><li>Informational Interviews </li></ul><ul><li>Job shadowing </li></ul><ul><li>Career mentoring </li></ul><ul><li>Community Projects </li></ul><ul><li>Work experience </li></ul><ul><li>Internships </li></ul><ul><li>Apprenticeships </li></ul>
    5. 5. 2. Internships are compensated <ul><li>Real world work, real world rewards </li></ul><ul><li>Compensation can include salary, college credit or other appropriate means </li></ul><ul><li>Get creative! </li></ul>
    6. 6. 3. Internships drive education equity <ul><li>Ensuring the internship experience is available to all Academy students </li></ul>
    7. 7. 4. Internships are based on identified youth interests and learning objectives <ul><li>Clear job descriptions; individual learning plans </li></ul><ul><li>Ask students what companies, roles are most interesting , leverage contacts </li></ul><ul><li>Review post-internship evaluations </li></ul>
    8. 8. 5. Internship experiences align with academic learning <ul><li>Internships complement and support core competencies </li></ul><ul><li>Unique environments for knowledge application and learning </li></ul>
    9. 9. 6. Internships provide valuable work that further employers’ organizational goals <ul><li>Employers develop future workforce; long-term relationships with students </li></ul><ul><li>Give them real work… challenge them! </li></ul><ul><li>Maintain the relationship beyond the internship </li></ul>
    10. 10. 7. All participants are prepared for, and reflect upon, internship experiences <ul><li>Schools, business partners and intermediaries share responsibility </li></ul><ul><li>Board presence in the classroom </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Interview skills training </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mock interviews </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Resume writing </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Board + School-led orientations for internship providers </li></ul>
    11. 11. 8. Systems are in place to support internship participants throughout the experience <ul><li>Defined operating and issue resolving protocols </li></ul><ul><li>Coordinator site visits </li></ul><ul><li>Weekly student journals </li></ul><ul><li>Regular conversations around goals between mentors and interns </li></ul>
    12. 12. 9. Internships are assessed against identified youth interests and learning objectives <ul><li>Continuous performance eval and learning reviews throughout internships </li></ul><ul><li>360 degree review process: students, providers, schools </li></ul><ul><li>Post-internship assessments, reflection papers help drive future internship development strategy </li></ul>
    13. 13. 10. Internships occur in safe and supportive environments <ul><li>Board + School provider orientations </li></ul><ul><li>Coordinator visits </li></ul><ul><li>Continuous feedback </li></ul><ul><li>Non-core mentoring opportunities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Personal financial planning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Time management </li></ul></ul>
    14. 14. Post-Internship: Keep the conversation going <ul><li>Interns > Providers > Board > Schools </li></ul><ul><li>Position, support interns as leaders in their schools: their new job description </li></ul><ul><li>Invite interns to Board meetings </li></ul><ul><li>Leverage social media for group, 1:1 connections </li></ul>
    15. 15. Where to find the Standards and Getting Started Guides <ul><li>www.NAF.org > Collaboration Network > Advisory Boards & Internships </li></ul>
    16. 16. Where to find me <ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>206.370.6726 direct </li></ul><ul><li>Casting for salmon from the beach somewhere in Puget Sound </li></ul>

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