Beyond the classroom, into the community!
PSD's PWR Internship and PaCE programs give students real-work experiences in the business community through Internships, job-shadowing and apprenticeships. Learn more below.
PWR Internships (Postsecondary and Workforce Ready)
The PWR Internship program gives students opportunities to explore careers they are interested in. Students spend 75 hours one semester with an employer/mentor, participating in professional experiences to help determine their career or educational choices after high school.
Students earn five elective credits. College credit through concurrent enrollment is not available.
Employers share professional experiences and let students participate in different areas of their business. Worker’s compensation and liability insurance are covered by PSD
- Have a minimum 3.4 GPA; students with a lower GPA may be eligible with two letters of recommendations
- Intern (unpaid) for 75 hours in one semester
- Provide own transportation
Learn more on the PWR Internship program website. Contact listed below.
PaCE (Professional and Community Experience) Program
Through PaCE, juniors and seniors gain job skills through internships, apprenticeships, paid work and volunteer experiences. Students explore careers through industry tours, real-world professional experiences, and by building a professional network. Students earn credit toward high school graduation.
The program is available to all juniors and seniors interested in building workplace skills and knowledge. Students should meet with their school counselor to learn more and to apply.
Contacts for PaCE listed below.