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D211 Post: Schaumburg Business Leader Promotes School Partnership During Tour

            Illinois Deputy Governor Leslie Munger, President and CEO of Intersect Illinois Mark Peterson, Commerce and Economic Opportunity Assistant Deputy Director Erik Brejla and others toured Innovative Components Inc. Schaumburg facility as part of a local business tour arranged by the Schaumburg Business Association October 25.             During opening remarks, Innovative Components President Mike O’Connor discussed the importance of reaching high school aged students.  One item O’Connor focused on was the program his ...

D211 Post: D211 Internship Students Had a Transformative Summer

Fifty five different companies stepped up to provide 143 students with a variety of career choices to explore this summer through internships.  Most high school students never get this opportunity.  The efforts of these hosts are extremely appreciated.   This program continues the vision of the district to prepare students to be college and career ready for the 21st century.  As one of  the company hosts Robyn Safron from Hydraforce in Lincolnshire says, "You don’t know what you’re missing if you don’t do it."  Greg Ohm from Bingaman Precision said an unexpected positive result of hosting an intern was the ...

D211 Post: Thinking About a Summer Internship? Start Looking Now

                        Students throughout Township High School District 211 who are considering summer internships are encouraged to start speaking with their school’s career advisors soon.  The district’s internship program offers students to work with area businesses to learn skills which will benefit them in their future.             “It’s a great way for them to learn life skills and beef up college resumes while earning great experience,” said Jan Brottman, District 211 Internship Coordinator.   ...

District 211 to Host Summer Internship Informational Meeting for Community Business Owners

Community business owners are invited to attend a Summer Internship Informational Meeting to learn about starting an internship program for students. The summer internship informational meeting will take place on March 15 from 7 to 8 p.m. at the G.A. McElroy Administration Center, 1750 S. Roselle Rd., in Palatine. Attendees will listen to a panel of speakers who have successfully integrated interns into their business as well as a panel of students who will speak about their experiences. An opportunity to ask questions about hiring student interns will be available as well. District 211 will also host an internship fair that will take place ...