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  • Alternative internship programs regina flannery, scott dixon

    1. 1. Regina Flannery, Director<br />New York City Academies<br />Scott Dixon<br />Lancaster high School<br /> ALTERNATIVE INTERNSHIP MODELS <br />
    2. 2. Traditional Model<br />Office Environment<br />On the books<br />6-8 week summer placement<br />Salaried by Employer<br />
    3. 3. When does tradition not fit?<br />Student Issues<br /> Employer Issues<br />Transportation<br />Fewer Companies<br />Greater Competition from College<br />Undocumented<br />Athletics<br />Student Interest conflict<br />Academic Ineligibility<br />Poor soft skills / placement difficulty<br />Cultural / Family supports lacking<br />Time Management / Scheduling<br />
    4. 4. Student Issues<br />Transportation<br />Fewer Companies<br />Greater Competition from College and Unemployed adults<br />Undocumented / Legal issue / Age restrictions<br />Difficult to place into field of interest<br />Athletics<br />Student Interest conflict<br />Academic Ineligibility<br />Poor soft skills / placement difficulty<br />Cultural / Family supports lacking / Fear<br />Time Management / Over Scheduling / Flexibility<br />
    5. 5. OPTIONS<br /><ul><li>Travel
    6. 6. Your report must include all of the following:
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    8. 8. A description of the country and its capital city including landforms, climate and economy
    9. 9. A description of the major tourism activities and attractions of the country (you may focus on one city)
    10. 10. An analysis of the tourism industry in the country and locality where you will spending most of your time
    11. 11. Who is the target market?
    12. 12. How is tourism being promoted?
    13. 13. Is the industry gaining or losing strength?
    14. 14. Describe the sustainability efforts within the industry?
    15. 15. How has the economy affected tourism? Include both the consumer and industry viewpoints and whether government spending and revenue collection has been impacted.
    16. 16. Your analysis of the 5 and 10 year outlook.
    17. 17. An analysis of your travel experience from the point of view of the service you received
    18. 18. A PowerPoint or video presentation summarizing your findings
    19. 19.  
    20. 20. 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
    21. 21.  
    22. 22. The following methods must be included:
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    24. 24. At least four interviews with tourism professionals with emphasis on point 3 from the above requirements
    25. 25. A visit to four attractions (include brochures, pictures and history of the site)
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    27. 27. You are encouraged to add material and/or information that is pertinent to the country you are visiting.
    28. 28.  </li></li></ul><li>College Work-Study<br />Two-Part Day<br />Theme based courses at Community College<br />Work on Campus<br />Event Planning<br />Registrar<br />Bursar<br />Facilities<br />
    29. 29. Begin at Home<br />Do you need?<br />Help with recruitment<br />New website<br />Marketing materials<br />Cleaned up databases<br />Lend Lease<br />Can a friend or colleague use some help?<br />
    30. 30. When the Whole Becomes Greater than the Parts<br />Begin at the end – 160 hours<br />Working In Support of Education/Global Communication Institute (<br />College Academy Weeks<br />COAP(Career Opportunities in the Accounting Profession)<br />Selective Corporate Internship Program (<br />Work from Home<br />Explorers<br />
    31. 31. Alternative Salaries<br />Scholarship/Stipend<br />Gift Cards or Certificates<br />Senior Dues and College application fees<br />Membership Fees<br />Heavy Metal<br />
    32. 32. WHAT ARE YOUR ALTERNATIVES?<br />To Do<br />To Find Out<br />
    33. 33. Alternatives to Do<br />Junior Achievement – Job Shadowing (4-5 weeks)<br />Student prior employment <br />Communicate with existing employer<br />Project Based “Internship” as supplement<br />VITA / Community Service<br />Workforce Alliance / Workforce Investment Board<br />
    34. 34. <br />