An Inside Look at Internships and Earn-As-You-Learn Programs
Advocates agree that hands-on engagement in the STEM fields is critical. Community colleges and universities are working with companies to place qualified students in internships and apprenticeships. Such experiences are valuable ways to expose young people to the reality of the STEM workplace and to mentors who might be able to guide their own career trajectories. Several hands-on pioneers in STEM internships and apprenticeships will share what makes a good program.