Host an Intern
Washington, DC students need preparation to access our region’s dynamic technology careers. We inspire and prepare students for these careers through internships with Accenture, Enlightened, Girls Who Code, federal agencies and many other tech employers.
By hosting On-Ramps interns, you can:
Develop enthusiastic, local STEM employees with fresh foundational skills in computer science, networking, engineering or digital-media.
Visibly inspire underrepresented students to follow STEM careers.
Improve morale, mentoring and leadership skills among participating staff.
Who are potential interns?
Motivated high school student in one of DC’s leading STEM schools
Two years of study in networking, computer programming, engineering or digital media
Completed an application, selection and training process, including recommendations
Demonstrated employability skills like teamwork, professionalism, and problem solving
How are interns paid?
There are several options for compensating the interns:
Select an On-Ramps intern enrolled in the DC Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP). On-Ramps will arrange pay through the program.
Hire the student directly at minimum wage or higher.
Sponsor an intern with a charitable donation to On-Ramps to Careers.
What support will On-Ramps and the school provide?
Screen and select candidate interns to match your priorities
Assist you with setting learning objectives and on request provide guidance for coaching young people in the workplace
Support the intern with another adult mentor or intern success workshops outside the workplace
Visit the site and provide support to the supervisor and student intern through phone, email or in person visits
Our interns have a wide range of foundational knowledge and skills taught by certified teachers with industry experience.
Computer Hardware Installation and Troubleshooting
CompTIA Security + Certification Prep
Adobe Certified Associate Prep
For more information on hosting an intern, please email us:
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