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2020 Summer Internship Program, Gloucester

Get a head start on your future! Be matched with a company where you will gain important workplace skills. Join our Summer Internship program and start to build a solid resume for college and future endeavors.



Open to students in 9th through 12th grades




We will accept applications starting in January




We will conduct interviews over the winter and spring





APPLICATION

The first step in applying to the Summer Internship Program is filling out the online form so that we can get to know a little bit about you and your summer interests.



INTERVIEW

Our staff will then contact you within 2 weeks to schedule an interview.
The interview should take 30-45 minutes.



NOTIFICATION

We will inform you about whether you are accepted into the program, and you will work with staff to explore possible jobs. We will help you prepare for interviews/meetings with potential employers, choose a position, and finalize your hiring.



ORIENTATION

If hired, you will attend a program orientation in June for one to two hours – date TBD. We may also have other meetings around interview skills and coaching in the spring.

  • Gloucester Orientation is in June – date to be announced



SUMMER INTERNSHIP

The schedule of the internship will be decided between you and your employer and will be approximately 9 -15 hours per week from July 6th through August 14th. A job skills workshop will run every Wednesday for 2.5 hours over those 6 weeks, which is required as part of your job and will cover interview skills, resume writing, college, and more!



COMPENSATION

Most internships will be paid at minimum wage. There may be some positions that are unpaid. In these instances, LEAP for Education will arrange to pay a one-time stipend.
Gloucester High School also offers school credit for program participation of 54+ hours of work, and weekly workshop attendance.

**Both credit and pay are subject to consistent weekly workshop and job attendance. Excessive absences may lead to reduced/withheld stipends, pay and/or school credit.



IN THE NEWS


Summer internships open to GHS students

WILLA BROSNIHAN, Staff Writer
Gloucester High School paper The Gillnetter
December 14, 2018

Interested in a six week paid internship? LEAP for Education is once again partnering with Gloucester High School to provide free six-week internship opportunities for students next summer. Last year, fourteen participants worked with The Open Door Food Pantry, 1623 Studios, Beauport Hotel, Cape Ann Museum, Cape Ann YMCA, Gloucester Stage Company, Seaside Legal Solutions, and Second Glance Thrift Store for a minimum of 9 hours a week…