first_imgLatest Stories Email the author Next Up“At the present time, 14 students from the Pike County School System and Pike Liberal Arts School and 11 businesses are participating in student internship program,” Hall said. “The student interns are paid minimum wage.”At its inception, Hall said a representative from the PCEDC met with seniors at the participating schools and discussed the program and its merits.“Students were selected through a process that included, but was not limited to, the writing of a narrative explaining why they were interested in the program,” Hall said. Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration The Pike County Economic Development Corporation (PCEDC) has initiated a high school student internship program with local businesses and schools participating.Dr. Mike Hall is the facilitator of the program, which is designed to provide an opportunity to bring together selected high school seniors and employers of local industries to enhance the workforce personnel in Pike County.Hall said by simulating a real work place and the demands on high school graduates, the participating students will be better prepared to enter the workforce. Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Published 3:00 am Saturday, March 5, 2016 Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthTop 4 Methods to Get Fortnite SkinsTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel Book Nook to reopen Intern program gets high marks Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies Are…center_img “One high school credit will be awarded upon completion of the internship program provided the student has met all of the requirements set forth by the school,” Hall said.A representative from the PCEDC acts as a liaison between the school administrators and the participating employers and is responsible for on-site visits and bi-monthly progress reports to school administrators.Students who fail to adhere to the requirements of the program will be dismissed and required to return to their school campus.Hall said transportation to and from the work site is the responsibility of the student and/or parent.“Students are required to submit weekly reports to their school administrators,” he said.“A luncheon sponsored by he PCEDC will honor the students who successfully complete the internship.“The program is modeling just as we anticipated for students and employers. The success of the program should result in more student and employer participation in the 2016-2017 school year.”For more information, contact the PCEDC at 334-670-2274. Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson By The Penny Hoarder “An application with three references was required. Two of the references had to be from current faculty members and one reference that was not connected to the school.”Applications were reviewed by school officials and a representative from PCEDC.The final step in the process was a formal interview by both parties, Hall said.Once the students were selected for the internship program, the schools set a required number of hours they were to be on site. Print Article By Jaine Treadwell You Might Like Alabama court won’t defy same-sex ruling BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The Alabama Supreme Court refused Friday to defy the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that effectively legalized… read more Sponsored Content Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Daylast_img

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