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District 211 Summer Internships Benefits Students, Community

During Summer 2016, students from District 211 had the opportunity to collaborate with local businesses that offered internships.  The collaboration was a direct result of District 211 and the community trying to help students be career ready by the time they graduate. The internship experience promotes a seamless transition to the workforce. The soft skills, or employability skills, in addition to the specific career skills acquired during an internship experience are helpful to all students in the journey of finding a career path.  Students begin to establish professional networks, strengthen their resume, and gain practical work experience. ...

District 211 Students Attend Local Manufacturing Career Fair

District 211, Golden Corridor Advanced Manufacturing Program (GCAMP) and TMA Education Foundation worked together to provide a local opportunity for students to speak directly to approximately 25 manufacturing companies in the area. The April event took place at Amada America in Schuamburg, Ill. Students were afforded the opportunity to learn firsthand about the vast opportunities in manufacturing and practice their interviewing skills. Students were encouraged to bring resumes and learn about local manufacturing opportunities. Ideally, companies would see the ability and interest of these students and connect with our high schools for summer ...