• The Internship Pathways Program is Seeking Partnerships

    The Internship Pathways program is a career-based learning program where high school youth gain hands-on work experience at a local non-profit organization, business, or government agency. Internships are typically unpaid structured volunteer experiences and do not lead to employment at the end of the internship.

    A student learns job specific skills, build their resume, and explore a career path.
    In addition, after logging 30 hours at the internship site and completing career-based assignments a student earns .5 elective high school creditStudents also can elect to earn 1 Clackamas Community College credit as well.


    There are three ways that an organization or community member can participate in the Internship Pathways program.

    1. HOST- provide a career-based internship experience at your organization
                  (a 30 hour experience or a 15 hour experience split with another organization)
    2. MENTOR- guide a high school student while they participate in an internship 
                  (a 3 hour time commitment)
    3. PRESENT- to students during school career days
                  (a 3 hour commitment)
    4. LEAD-  a job shadow or tour of your workplace 
                   (1-3 hour committment)

    Students are interested in gaining experience in the following career areas:

    • Agriculture
    • Business and Management
    • Early Childhood education
    • Engineering
    • Environmental Sciences
    • Film & Video
    • Graphic Arts
    • Health Sciences
    • Journalism
    • Photography
    • Web Design




    If you are interested in participating please contact Laura Nappi, Internship Coordinator,
    (503)673-7000 ext 6348, email NappiL@wlwv.k12.or.us