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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 the 2021-22 academic year is now OPEN!
Click here to access the handout from our virtual prospective student meetings. 
Click here to apply by March 1, 2021. (HPISD student log-in required.)
 

COURSE OVERVIEW: 

OPEN TO
HPHS Seniors only

HOW TO APPLY
Attend a VIRTUAL Meeting - January 20, 2021 (11:15am, 12:10pm, and 1:05pm) and January 27, 2021 (7pm)
Sign in using a student Google account.  Meet.google.com.  Code "sip2021".  After the meeting, submit a letter of interest to Mrs. Phillips via email by Monday, March 2, 2021

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