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Educator Interns

The internship program is designed for area teachers, counselors or administrators to experience hands-on work that their students are typically seeking for employment. This experience will help to enhance classroom instruction for students while fostering partnerships between school and business.

What Does The Program Involve?

The program involves a 40-hour work experience at a business. Participants record skills observed on the job and formulate curriculum recommendations, timelines for possible implementation and lesson plans after the internship.

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Who Is Eligible?

  • Any school teacher, counselor or administrator within the four county MCC service area, Dodge, Douglas, Sarpy and Washington
  • Also, those in the Greater Omaha Chamber and Iowa Western CC service areas
  • All educators are selected through the application process

Will I Receive Professional Development Credit?

Interns may receive continuing education credits for participating in the program; check with your district.

How Do I Apply?

All application must be submitted by Monday, March 6, 2017. To apply, please complete and submit the following application:
2017 Educator Internship Application (Word)
2017 Educator Internship Application (PDF)

How Will Interns Be Selected?

A committee comprised of representatives from business and industry will review all of the applications. Interns will be selected considering previous participation and quality of the application. However, full-time teachers who have never participated will be given priority. Efforts will be made to ensure the participant pool reflects a diversity of subject areas, school districts, etc.

Selection And Compensation

Those selected to participate will be notified by Monday, April 3, 2017. Each intern will receive a maximum of $600 for 40 hours of participation with submission of a mini lesson plan and other reports, such as job profiles.

Further Questions?

Call 531-622-2213