Benefits and Advantages
The benefits of a successful internship program are not just limited to students, the community and the business/industry/organization will benefit as well.
Advantages to students
Reinforces the relevance of classroom instruction through practical application of academic, soft and technical skills.
Emphasize the importance of being able to follow directions, pay attention to details and accept constructive criticism.
Promotes problem-solving, critical-thinking, decision-making, and communication skills
Provides the opportunity to explore a career interests
Advantages to the Community/business/industry/
Builds good community-school relationships.
Allows site supervisors/mentors to share their expertise and serve as positive role models for young adult.
Advantages to the School
Demonstrates the concept that education is indeed a community-wide partnership.
Promotes assessment by both the internship coordinator and site supervisor/mentor for better guidance towards realistic career goals.
Enhances public relations within the school community through the uniqueness and diversity of the internship program.