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Senior Internship Program

 

The Highland Park High School Senior Internship Program is a student-led exploration of and preparation for career and post-secondary interests.  Senior Interns gain valuable real-world experience under the expert guidance of practicing professionals in a wide range of fields.  

 
Professionals interested in posting an internship opportunity for HPHS students should click on the "Request an Intern" tab to the right. 
 
The student application process for 2020-21 is CLOSED.  
 


OPEN TO
Seniors only


HOW TO APPLY
Informational Meeting - January 28, 2020 and February 4, 2020 in library ES203 during all lunches
Submit a letter of interest to Mrs. Phillips via email by 3/31/2020. 


DAILY EXPERIENCE
5-10% classroom
90-95% off-campus at approved internships

FOCUS AREA
Students may propose an internship in any field that aligns with their future goals. Although it is helpful for students to enter the program with a potential internship in mind, it is not required.  

TIME COMMITMENT
1st & 2nd Period Block
2nd Period Only *
7th & 8th Period Block
8th Period Only *
*Students who are enrolled in one period have the same weekly hour requirement as those enrolled for two periods. Additional time outside the school day will be required for one-period students.

CREDIT OPPORTUNITY
1.0 Credit, Category III
Non-GPA weighted
Pass/Fail

ENROLL
Select “Interdisciplinary Studies Mentor Seminar (Senior Internship)” on the course card and in Skyward. Most students select the “two period block” option.

CONTACT
Mrs. Shannon Phillips, SIP Liaison
Phone 214-780-3734
Email phillish@hpisd.org