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 the 2019-20 academic year is currently CLOSED. Information found below and on the "interested students tab" is now outdated. The student application process for 2020-21 will open in January 2020.
HOW TO APPLY
Informational Meeting - January 29, 2019 and February 5, 2019 in library ES203 during all lunches
Submit a letter of interest and one-page, skills-focused resume to Mrs. Phillips via email by 3/31/2019
90-95% off-campus at approved internships
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.
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.
1.0 Credit, Category III
Select “Interdisciplinary Studies Mentor Seminar (Senior Internship)” on the course card and in Skyward. Most students select the “two period block” option.
Mrs. Shannon Phillips, SIP Liaison