As part of their STEM education, students are required to complete a 60 hour internship or immersive educational experience. These internships and experiences can include a variety of activities, including, but not limited to:
- tasks which require students to use extensive knowledge and skills to take action on perplexing problems with unknown solutions,
- work which is designed around a STEM community or business/industry problem,
- work with business/university partners on real world projects/research,
- involvement with specialized science, math, and/or engineering programs,
- and the in-depth exploration of STEM topics in foreign locales.
Student must maintain a daily log of their hours, and both student and supervisor must sign to certify the log's accuracy. An internship hour log is provided below.
Please note: Quality hours include time spent actively engaged in internship activities. Time spent traveling to and from the workplace, lunch, and breaks do not count as quality hours.
To verify the quality of work and be awarded 60 quality contact hours, students must receive scores of "Meets" or "Exceeds" on the LSHS STEM Internship Student Expectations from the Internship supervisor.
Internship Hour Log
Internship Credit Request
Internship Reflection Form
Internship & Educational Experience Opportunities
Database of internships from John Hopkins Center for Talented Youth - http://cty.jhu.edu/imagine/resources/internships/index.html
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