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More districts creating high school internship programs

December 11, 2017


The Richmond County system joins the growing number of school districts looking to give students real-world work experience while also planning for future workforce needs. Before they start their internships, students will also get some training in “soft-skills” from local business leaders to familiarize them with some of the qualities that employers find valuable.

While many high schools have implemented career academies, there has been a more recent push toward partnering with businesses to give students real on-the-job experience.

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