ElisaEvolution of the program – Consultation services by students traveling out into the community.
ElisaSame skills on job sites are also reinforced on campus opportunities.Ethics - Confidentiality
Maggie30 minutes of work time
Distribute tickets as participants enter room after break.Draw two prizes for returning on time.
Draw for two prizes again
Internships Are Out There: Find The Right Opportunity
Welcome to theAcademy of Finance<br />Northeast High School <br />St. Petersburg, FL<br />
Introduction<br />Debbie Fischer, AOF Director<br />Elisa Petro, Academy Accounting Teacher<br />Maggie Saturley, Academy English Teacher<br />Dawn Huber, Achieva Credit Union, AOF Advisory Board Member<br />
AOF Mission Statement<br /><ul><li>Students will
Learn business skills to prepare for the future
Learn money management by making better financial decisions
Practice real-life workplace applications</li></li></ul><li>Purpose<br />Inform participants how to develop internship opportunities.<br />Goal<br /><ul><li>Gain valuable knowledge of how to develop compensated internships for academy students.</li></li></ul><li>Agenda<br /><ul><li>Interactive Presentation
Trainers</li></li></ul><li>VITA Program<br />Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Internal Revenue Service<br />The VITA program at Northeast High is a collaboration with the local office of the IRS to provide free tax preparation to the general public. Students begin training at the end of November and conclude the end of January. Towards the end of the training, students are then tested and certified to prepare tax returns electronically. The VITA service officially starts on February 1st of each year and ends on April 15th, the end of tax season. Students are responsible for scheduling, preparing, interviewing, and submitting tax returns electronically. <br />
Advisory Board <br />Highly involved in providing experiential and financial components for the program. <br />Business Partners are a key component to the success of the Academy of Finance.<br />Serves as an advocate for the academy to educational, political, and business communities.<br />Provides paid internships for academy students. <br />Consists of members of the business community that meet on a monthly basis.<br />Provides industry expertise to support academy curriculum.<br />
Integrated Curriculum <br />9th Grade – Peer Editing, Presentation, Listening, and Interpersonal Skills, Job Applications, Professional Dress, Team Building, Mock Interviews<br />10th Grade – Resumes, Cover Letters, Research Skills, Behavioral Interviews, IAMME Program, Business Plan<br />11th Grade – Internet Research Skills, Ethics, Integrity, Junior Achievement, Video Conferencing<br />12th Grade – Certifications, Portfolios, Franklin Templeton Presents<br />