What is a student intern?
A high school student or super senior who helps a specific faculty member manage and oversee a classroom-based class.
What does a student intern do?
Helps the faculty member facilitate everything which is a part of the class:
Work with students individually to answer questions or help get caught up
Grade and / or record daily work
Help manage in-class activities such as labs, games, projects, or discussion groups
Support in the proctoring of in-class quizzes and tests
What are the benefits of a student internship?
Good for the student:
A chance to work closely with a faculty member in the implementation of a class
A chance to experience the process of teaching and the calling of serving young people
A chance to walk in an adult role - good experience and looks great on resumes
Good for the faculty member:
Support with the tasks of managing a class
A chance to invest in a young person with skill in a particular discipline
Good for the students in the class:
Assistance - an extra person to provide individual attention as needed
Inspiration - a chance to interact with a younger person who has worked hard in a particular discipline.
Who is eligible to participate in a student internship?
Any student aged 14-19 who has completed at least one year in a specific discipline through ODA
How do I apply for a student internship?
Contact the teacher whose class you are interested in serving.