Internships/MATC/Work-Based Learning

Internships

Internships provide an opportunity for students to voluntarily train in a career field of their choice. It is individually tailored to bring motivated high school students together with community professionals for a comprehensive training experience.

Students are placed in businesses relating to their career interests and goals. In most cases, students must have related course work to be eligible for placement. On the job training, combined with seminars, helps students get a good understanding of their own future goals and interests along with great practical experience.

Applications are available in the counseling office of your high school. Before registering for an internship students should meet with the internship coordinator to determine what kind of internship would meet their needs.

Some examples of internships: medical (including hospital, private physicians, sports therapy, etc.), secretarial, veterinary medicine, auto, law, engineering, computer programming, web page development, construction trades, and much more.

MATC

Mountainland Applied Technology College In partnership with Provo School District, Mountainland Applied Technology College (MATC) provides high school students advanced technical training for high school credit.

Students may enroll in MATC programs tuition-free and learn marketable job skills before graduation. Students are responsible for applicable fees and will be required to purchase books and other supplies depending on the various program requirements.

The fees vary in amount and must be paid by the payment deadline. Students must be a junior or senior and at least 16 years old and register through their high school coordinator to attend MATC.

Work-Based Learning

Work-Based Learning courses are available to junior and senior students. Students attend classes where they discuss the skills needed to be successful in the workplace, including teamwork, communication skills, time management, successful workplace attitudes, and problem solving. In addition, students create a resume, learn how to conduct themselves during a job interview and review Child Labor Laws. Students are required to attend a work-based learning seminar. Students must also complete the required forms, assignments, and workplace hours to receive credit.

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