Flipped Internship

Seniors exploring careers in Technology have the option of completing a Capstone Project or Industry Certificate during their 4th quarter. Industry Mentors add to the experience by meeting with students during weekly “office hours”.

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Student Projects

Students come into the school as if it were a real job. The develop a proposal, track progress in Trello and present results to the community. Projects include:

  • Apps in iOS and Javascript,

  • Games in Unity,

  • Programming with c++ and Java,

  • Drone photography and GIS

  • Hardware with Arduino’s.

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Mentor Role

MITRE engineers launched this program to inspire the next generation. They work with BHS teachers to match mentors with students. Mentors:

  • Listen

  • Offer feedback

  • Recommend resources

  • Encourage

  • Share their career path from high school to career

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Schedule

Mentors meet with students once a week, at lunch on Friday or breakfast on Wednesday (we provide bagels and pizza) “Office Hours” or via a virtual meeting.

  • April 8 - May 18, 2019, except the week of April 15

  • May 23 Project Presentations

  • Breakfast Office Hours are Wednesdays at 8:30 - 9: 30 am

  • Lunch Office Hours are Fridays at 11:30 am - 12:30