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ThumbsUp-360x260New summer internship program offers employment opportunities for DCPS students

WJLA – “It’s an amazing experience for young people to have a paid internship in their 11th grade year because that will help them in their 12th grade year to keep even more focus. It will help them realize if this is the career they want to go into as well.”



thumbnail_IMG_5118.574674ac4d9e9DCPS Students Get Chance at Summer Internships

Washington City Paper – “We’re really focused on creating more partnerships with the private sector. We want to make sure that our youth are on the pathway to college and career, and working in internships that become the track to a career.”



hsintern1085_copy1463017391D.C. students speak up for chance to intern at the White House, companies

The Washington Post – “The 15-year-old stood up and shook hands with the White House internship coordinator and the director of a nonprofit, making eye contact and smiling all the way through — just as he had practiced.”



IMG_1481How Learning ‘Soft Skills’ Prepared DCPS Students For The Workplace

WAMU – “In the last few years, DCPS has worked with the business community to create career academies in high schools in areas where there are jobs paying a livable wage: hospitality, health, IT and engineering.”




Kai Curtis

What it’s like to be a D.C. high school student interning at a big federal agency

The Washington Post – “Kai is working in the newly established architecture strategy and design department at the [International Trade Association].”




NBC Cover StoryDC High School Students Building Game App for Microsoft

NBC4 Washington – “”People actually trust young people around technology, and this is a place for them to enter into some of the highest paying jobs in the region and in the country,” he said.”



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