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 a one-page resume to Mrs. Phillips, the program director (phillish@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 January 24, 2018 at 7:30am or 3:45pm in the HPHS cafeteria. If you were unable to attend this session, you can access the handout HERE.  
  2. Submit an interest letter and one-page resume as outlined above no later than March 31st. Click HERE and HERE to see sample letters. 
  3. Make the appropriate course selection in Skyward and on course selection card.