Host an OUSD Student Intern in the 2019-20 School Year!
During the Academic Year...
Many OUSD High Schools operate school year internship programs in which students are prepared for and supported to succeed in internships as a part of their career pathway's program of study. We hope you will sign on to host an intern!
This is your opportunity to support the next generation of industry and community leaders and to become an active agent for an inclusive Oakland economy.
Select a school from the list below, or contact email@example.com for advice on next steps.
The schools listed all provide ongoing support and monitoring to ensure students are performing well and learning through their internships. Each school's typical internship schedule is noted however most schools can arrange alternative schedules to accommodate partners.
Location: West Oakland
Curricular focus: Culinary Arts, Hospitality, Tourism and Recreation
Typical Intern Schedule: Wednesdays, 11 AM - 3PM
How to connect: Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Location: Uptown/Pill Hill
Curricular focus / Pathway themes: Education, Social Justice & Community Organizing
Typical Intern Schedule: Wednesdays, any four-six hours of the day.
How to connect: Email email@example.com to sign up for their 8/28 Social Justice & Internship Fair
Location: Eastlake & Westlake
Curricular focus: Social Entrepreneurship, Individualized learning focused on student passions and interests
Typical Intern Schedule: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 10:30 - 3PM
Program Description: Click here to read more about MetWest and its internship program
How to connect:: Sign up here to be on MetWest's priority internship site list or to table at their internship options fairs on 8/20 or 8/21.
Curricular focus: Health & Bioscience
Typical Intern Schedule: Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday 1PM - 5PM
How to connect: Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Location: East Oakland
Curricular focus: Entreneurship, Social Justice, Computer Science (students encouraged to intern in any area of interest)
Typical Intern Schedule: Tuesday/Thursday 1PM - 5PM
How to connect: Email email@example.com
Summer ECCCO Internship Program:
(Exploring College, Career, and Community Options)
Many OUSD career pathways operate summer internship programs that help students explore careers with significant school support. In these programs, pathway teachers provide regular coaching to students and internship hosts to ensure a successful experience for all involved. Participating students receive a stipend and academic credit.
Questions? email: firstname.lastname@example.org