Internship Effective Practice
Project Purpose: To provide Porterville area elementary students the opportunity to experience career themed presentations produced and performed by the Performing Arts students of Harmony Magnet Academy.
Organizing Entity: Porterville Unified School District
Hours: 200 hours per student
Compensation: Academic Credit
Number of Students: Varies
Industry/Occupation: Arts, Media, and Entertainment
Project Timeline: Spring semester
Funding/Sponsors: Porterville Pathways Office
Internship Type: Work experience
Industry and/or Support Partners: Porterville Pathways Program, Harmony Magnet Academy, Principals, Classroom Teachers, Acting Coach, Master Editor, Work Based Learning Coordinator
There are a variety of engaged partners represent each of the following career sectors: Healthcare, Legal and Law Enforcement, , Business and Finance, Environmental, Culinary Hospitality, Alternative Resource Energy, Computer Science, Education, Performance Arts, Visual Arts, Engineering, and Agriculture
To provide 12th grade performing students with research skills through informational interview and job shadowing with industry professionals.
To build writing skills by develop a narrative of a career path story.
To enhance performance and presentation skills.
3 Year Goal: Video catalog of each performance
Contact: Mimi Schuler, Porterville Unified School District, 559-793-2493, firstname.lastname@example.org
Additional Info/Website: Career Kids: Meteorologist | Porterville Unified School District | Pathways