Work Experience & More

Looking to get a foot in the door to your career? We have a range of services that provide paid internships, soft skills training, and more to explore your chosen career path while earning income.

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Our team has curated tailored services just for you to explore your passions, including work experience, pathways to post-secondary education, networking opportunities, and support services to overcome barriers. Discover all the opportunities below:

Internships

Through our internship program, we actively coach you to help develop the skills, habits, and attitudes needed for success in the workplace. We strive to level the playing field by giving you the tools necessary to increase your potential for future employment.

We do this by helping you:

  • Gain relevant work experience to increase and improve your skills.
  • Explore a career before choosing which field to enter into training.
  • Develop skills in a specific field, which can help build your resumé.
  • Build relationships with career professionals.
  • Provide guidance to help you with workplace skills (soft skills).
  • Earn money while you learn.
  • Achieve the potential to be hired at the completion of a successful internship.

Connecting Activities

If you’re a student in Grades 9-12, this state-funded initiative will help you dip your toes into the water of your career path of choice. We’ll connect with our education, business, and workforce development networks to offer you the best career development experiences in the state.

Here’s how we can help you with career exploration, development, and immersion:


Grade 9-10: Career Awareness and Career Exploration

  • Develop your career path, guiding you toward success on your own terms.
  • Gain career awareness through workshops, personalized career counseling sessions, and more.
  • Explore various career options with our assistance through engaging activities like informational interviews and field trips.
  • Receive personalized resume assistance to ensure your application stands out to potential employers or educational institutions.


Grade 11-12: Career Immersion

  • Gain valuable work experiences through job opportunities, internships, and job shadows facilitated by our program.
  • Receive expert resume assistance to showcase your skills and experiences effectively.
  • Get support with your applications, ensuring you submit polished and compelling materials for your desired opportunities.

STEM Programs

Exploring a career in Science Technology Engineering or Math (STEM)? Our STEM Youth Internship Program, funded by the Massachusetts STEM Advisory Council, offers a stipend to support high school students (grades 9-12) from low-income and historically disadvantaged backgrounds. Through this program, you can explore and prepare for STEM careers in Massachusetts. Our partner schools include Norwood HS, Medway HS, Bellingham HS, Wayland HS, and Framingham HS. Get in touch to learn more about getting involved.

Innovation Pathway

Innovation Pathways are designed to give you knowledge and experience in a specific high-demand industry, such as information technology, engineering, healthcare, life sciences, and advanced manufacturing. Select schools also offer the ability to take college-level courses, engage directly with local and major businesses, and so much more.

Learn more about the Designated Innovation Pathways in Massachusetts and contact our team to learn how you can get involved.

HSSIEP

Interested in teaching or pursuing a career in education? The High School Senior Internship Education Project (HSSIEP) gives high school seniors in good academic standing an opportunity to earn valuable, paid work experience.

With a focus on increasing racial/ethnic diversity and improving educational outcomes for underserved students, you’ll get to engage in a variety of tasks, including:

  • Providing academic and social support.
  • Assisting with classroom coverage.
  • Mentoring & tutoring students.
  • Monitoring lunch and recess activities.

Volunteer & Internship Opportunities

Explore exciting volunteer and internship opportunities offered by our esteemed business partners, providing valuable hands-on experience and networking opportunities. Gain practical skills and insights while making a meaningful impact in various industries. Check out our volunteer and internship job board to discover available opportunities and kick-start your professional journey today.

Kickstart your career today.

Starting your first career can be scary without the right support. Our goal is to help you become a self-confident professional as you enter your first job. Through our comprehensive programs and support areas, we are here to help you succeed.

Take the first step towards a rewarding and fulfilling career path by getting in touch with us.

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