Career Kids Campaign

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
Location: Porterville 
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
Challenges: 
Key Components:
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, mschuler@portervilleschools.org
Additional Info/Website: Career Kids: Meteorologist | Porterville Unified School District | Pathways 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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