Take a chance on me

Take A Chance on Me

Too often schools offer internships only to those highly motivated kids who know about them or can find one on their own. And sometimes kids whose families don’t have professional connections or don’t know where to find internships are left out.

Take a look at what one company has done to reach those kids who may feel disconnected. How it uses internships to foster a sense of success and confidence in high school students.

Let us know if you have used internships to pull back those disengaged students so that they can not only graduate but also gain a sense of success and make connections with adults who can help them think about their futures.

Article: http://wschronicle.com/2014/08/davenport-hopes-internships-help-foster-success

 

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