Category Archives: High School

Guidelines Eased for Unpaid Internships

                                                                  Could your Business Benefit from an Intern? The U.S. Labor Department rolled out new guidelines for 2018 that make it easier for companies to hire unpaid interns. Our highly structured, educational program has always met the strictest guidelines for both paid and unpaid internships. We have matched talented interns to […]

Pragmatic Tips for Parents: Internship Connection Interview with Boston Tech Mom

“My son is great in math. He may be interested in engineering but is not sure if he should apply to a liberal arts college or engineering school.”   Getting exposure in high school to a field the student may be interested in gives them the chance to “try on” a career. They will absorb […]

This Young Intern Helped Make Waves At Swim Across America

“What set Olivia apart from other interns was her age. She was much younger than interns we have had in the past, but her work ethic and skills put her in the best company of some of our best interns.”   -Kathleen Mannion, Director of Programs, Swim Across America   Olivia was a sophomore athlete […]

High School Resume Guidance For Upward Bound Students

December/January is the time of year students should be thinking about summer jobs and internships. Creating a high school resume is the first step necessary before reaching out to a potential place of work.   We recommend that students create a 1-page resume, listing only their most important activities and experiences. The rule of thumb […]

Raphael Now Has Diverse Legal Career Options, Growth And Opportunity

  As a sophomore at Brookline High, Raphael told us that his interests included helping people and soccer. Like many high school students we meet, they often dream about sports-related internships. Yet, in our discussions with him, Raphael also mentioned that he might be interested in law.   We felt that a law-related internship would […]

15 Years of Internship Knowledge

Personal experiences led me to create the Internship Connection. As a former teacher, college professor and parent, I learned the importance of encouraging each of my students and children to explore and develop their own strengths and talents. Once my children were in high school, I helped them secure internships relating to their academic and […]