Through this unique professional development opportunity, educators from around West Central Texas will be selected to work side-by-side with industry peers during a 3-day paid summer Externship experience at participating businesses.
Benefits to Employers:
Program flexibility to develop an Externship opportunity that fits your needs and scheduling
Create lasting partnerships with regional teachers
Ensure your workforce needs are understood
Increase opportunities for additional career-based activities such as job shadowing, plant tours, and career speakers
Directly contribute to sustaining a more highly-skilled workforce
Choose 3-days within one week to host the Extern during the months of June or July
Provide Extern with various career experiences at your company during the Externship
**Online registration for EMPLOYERS to host an Extern in Summer 2019 is now closed. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in future opportunities to participate.
Benefits to Teachers:
Gain first-hand knowledge of how classroom and learning strategies are applied in the workplace
Receive professional development & create lesson plans linking Externship learning to student academic and career planning
Receive stipend AND professional development CEUs
Enhance classroom curriculum with real-world career connections
Interest in building professional capacity around Student Academic and Career Planning
Participation in both pre- and post- Externship workshops (May & August 2019)
Submit a lesson plan at the completion of the Externship program
An interest in maintaining a relationship with the Externship business
**Due to the high volume of applications submitted, all educators will now be placed on a WAITLIST for their externship assignment. Submit the Educator Application with your top three choices and we will be in touch if a spot becomes available.