Internships

About STEMworks™ Internships

The STEMworks™ Summer Internship program was created by Maui Economic Development Board’s Women in Technology Project (WIT) to help develop the next generation of Hawaii STEM and Agriculture professionals. This six week program is an extension of STEMworks™, a multi-faceted hands-on program where students get to use state-of-the-art technologies in community service-learning projects.

SAMPLE PROJECT WORK:

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Each year, WIT partners with industry businesses and organizations to create STEM-related and AG-related internships for STEMworks™ high school students. The positions allow qualified individuals the opportunity to apply their 2014-07-10 11.43.26skills and knowledge in the workplace under the guidance of mentoring professionals. WIT matches an individual’s interests as closely as possible with the needs of our partners. Participating students will have the opportunity to apply their academic knowledge and technical skills in real-world situations. These STEM and Agriculture interns work closely with selected mentors to help the company with a quality project. Interns also attend STEMworks™ weekly seminars to help develop:

  • Professionalism/Employability Skills
  • Resume Skills
  • College/Career Awareness
  • Time Management Skills
  • Presentation Skills

As students refine their technical skills and gain confidence in their professional abilities during the internship program, companies simultaneously benefit from fresh, innovative talent while investing in Hawaii’s future STEM and Agriculture workforce.

For more information on how to apply, click here.

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