Interested Interns

 Arts & Humanities   Business  Education  Health & Human Services   Science, Technology,
Engineering and Mathematics

Students will select a different focus area each semester or elect to focus on one area for the entire year. This focus will include a relevant non-paid internship in the area under the guidance of a practicing professional. Students applying should send a letter of interest and job resume to Ms. Phythian, the program director (phythie@hpisd.org). Letters of interest should include a thesis statement identifying the chosen focus area and the hope for a related internship. Five areas of interest are available:  

  • Arts & Humanities
  • Business
  • Education
  • Health & Human Services
  • Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

  Options for enrollment in the program: 

  • First & Second Period (Suggested for students exploring elementary education)
  • Second Period Only (Only for students pursuing an internship with a high school teacher)
  • Seventh & Eighth Period 
  • Eighth Period Only (Only for students who have time outside the school day to commit to their internship)

Interested students should:

  1. Attend informational meeting on February 15, 2017 at 7:30am or 3:45pm in the HPHS cafeteria. If you are unable to attend this session, please make other arrangements with Ms. Phythian beforehand. 
  2. Submit interest letter as outlined above no later than March 31st, along with a job resume. Click HERE and HERE to see sample letters. 
  3. Make the appropriate course selection in Skyward and on course selection card.

Click HERE to see the slides from the information meeting.