Sunday, March 2, 2014

The answer to helping teens find an internship or apprenticeship

Innovative educators want students to be able to find a job after completing their education, but as reported by the Associated Press more than half of America's recent college graduates are either unemployed or working in a job that doesn't require a bachelor's degree.

Anthony Cody explains that it is not that schools are failing to teach students to become skilled workers, but that schools are not providing them with enough experience doing things in the world.

Innovative educators can help change that by helping teens find an internship or apprenticeship.  I share some ideas to do that with my post in Answers.com here.

The post hits on the key elements for success listed below.
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Explore interests

2

Find targets 

3

Focused contact

4

Interview

5

Shadow

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Develop a connection

7

Request

8

Evaluate


Want to find out more?  Visit the article at http://education.answers.com/parenting/help-your-teen-find-an-internship-or-apprenticeship .

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