CTE Internships

  • Internships in a Career & Technical Education (CTE) pathway are an exciting extension of the high school classroom into the workplace. They are an excellent way for students to employ their skills, gain real-world experience, build their resume, and earn high school credit at the same time. Students grow both personally and professionally, while contributing to the goals of the organization in which they are working.


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    CTE internships are open to high school Juniors and Seniors who:

    • Have completed 1 credit (2 semesters) in a CTE Pathway. Courses must be related to the internship field.
    • Have a minimum of 3.0 GPA in all CTE courses completed
    • Have 90% or better attendance at school
    • Have reliable transportation to / from the internship site (transportation assistance is available)
    • Receive a CTE teacher recommendation and pass an interview


    Fall Internship Applications will open August 1st, 2022 

    Fall internships take place over a 6-10 week period from October - December.


    To apply, complete/upload the following:

    • List of CTE courses taken, grades received, and attendance
    • Resume – be sure to include skills and knowledge in chosen CTE area
    • 2 Essay Questions (100-150 words each question)
      • What do you hope to gain from a CTE internship?
      • What makes you qualified for an internship in your chosen field?
    • Teacher completed recommendation form due no later than Sept. 19th, 2022.

    Questions? Contact your CTE teacher or High School Counselor


    Click here for a list of Current Internship Opportunities for next semester. If you do not see the field you are interested in, check back in a week. For more details, download the CTE Internships Flyer.


    Click here to see where past CTE students have done internships.


    CLICK HERE to apply for an internship for Fall 2022. Deadline to apply is Friday, September 16th, 2022.


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  • Where do I turn in my internship application?

  • What happens if I miss the deadline?

  • If I am not accepted, how long until I can apply again?

  • Can I apply for a summer internship if I am graduating in May?

  • What happens if there are more applicants than internship openings in a particular field?

  • Can I find my own internship?

  • Can I repeat the internship class for credit?

  • Is the CTE internship class graded or pass/fail?

  • Will my internship class appear in Zangle / Q?

  • What will I need to do for the class?

  • What will the employer require before I start?