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Program Timeline

BEFORE SEPTEMBER 18:

  • Student can meet with the Internship Coordinator with any questions about enrolling in the program, career interests, goals, etc. 
  • Students will coordinate with potential internship hosts and seek internship opportunity.

SEPTEMBER 18 - OCTOBER 16:

  • Complete the online internship application. An incomplete application will not be accepted. The application also requires parental approval of the internship. 
  • Once students submit the online application, students must arrange for their internship host to send an email to internships@wheatonacademy.org to confirm the internship. In the email, the contact person must list the student’s name, the job the student will be fulfilling during the internship, and confirming the dates of Winterim. Please note that a student’s application will not be processed until the school receives this confirmation from the contact person.

OCTOBER-NOVEMBER:

If the internship is approved, students must meet with their internship host and establish expectations, discuss student’s responsibilities, orientation to the job, and workplace policies and expectations. 

JANUARY 8-19:

  • Complete the internship. Students will complete a daily log for each day of work. 
  • Internship host will evaluate student’s overall performance.

JANUARY 26:

Students will submit an internship portfolio by January 26 via Academy Central. The portfolio should include:

  • Summary of the internship job description 
  • Personal reflection paper
  • Daily log or daily journal
  • Photos of internship experiences 
  • Sample of work completed during the internship (if applicable) 
  • A résumé