Wednesday, April 23, 2014

OUSD offering Internships

Do you have a work project you haven’t been able to get to? Would you like to have an impact on the professional development of Oakland’s youth? Linked Learning in Oakland Unified School District is transforming education by integrating rigorous academics with career-based learning in professional workplaces. You can help invest in the future of Oakland's workforce by providing a student with exposure to a high-quality work-based learning 5-week summer internship based on interest matching. These 16 and 17-year-old students have been preparing all year to be your interns through the Exploring College and Careers Options (ECCO) program. By hosting an ECCO student intern, you will link their academic learning to career professional learning in your industry.
WHAT: 5-week summer internship program (30 hrs per week)
WHEN: June 30th – August 1st
WHERE: Your place of business
(*Students attend a weekly seminar with their supervising teacher for ongoing professional development)
"A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination."  - Nelson Mandela

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