Information Technology Internship

  • What is the Information Technology Internship?Two high school students working on a computer in the classroom.
    The Information Technology internship is offered through the Papillion La Vista Community Schools Technology Department.  This internship may be flexible with hours.  In the year’s past students who have participated in the IT internship have been offered full time positions or have went on to pursue their postsecondary education in the IT industry.  The internship is designed to give the intern a lot of hands on practical experience, so they can better understand and be prepared for their future career interests in the IT world.

    Students will be selected through an application and interview process. Students applying for the internship should have completed at least one year in the IT Jump Start Program or have commensurate experience equal to the course work.  Strong consideration will be given to students who are currently working in a practical IT experience or have equal coursework underway.

    Eligibility Requirements:

    • Must complete an application and be selected to participate.
    • Must be a senior in the fall.
    • Have an interest in pursuing a career in the IT industry.
    • Must have a good attendance record.

    Logistics
    Location:
    PLCS Information Technology
    410 S. Adams Street, Papillion
    Time: Internship students will work 10 hours per week with flexible hours.
    Transportation: Students must provide their own transportation.
    Prerequisites:  Participation in the current IT Jump Start Program or commensurate hands on experience in technology.
    Credits: One high school elective credit per semester
    Pay: non-paid internship
    Grades: Seniors only

    How to Apply
    To apply for a PLCS academy program, students must complete an online application.  Applications for the 2019-2020 school year will be available starting in the afternoon on November 7 and will close at midnight on November 14.

    How can you learn more?
    For more information please contact:
    Guidance counselor at your high school
    Contact the Academy Programs Office at 402-537-6217