STEAM Academy Internship Opportunities

STEAM Seniors, Juniors, and Sophomores are expected to participate in Internship Opportunities.  Internships may be community based or UK based.  All students are responsible to work towards attaining their internship with the guidance of STEAM teachers and the director of the program, Geralyn Strange. Documents, including internship application packet and community service hours record, are located on Canvas in the SOFT course and should be submitted through each student's advisory teacher.

Juniors meeting course credit requirements may participate in a daily internship with a 3-course schedule.

Daily Internship with 3-Course Schedule

  • Internship students must sign out/in for all internships in the purple notebook in the front office. Failure to sign out/in may result in the loss of your internship. NO exceptions!
  • Call from your internship to document your attendance.

Daily Internship WEATHER Related Schedule Changes:

FCPS School Cancelation due to Weather:

  • Do not report to your internship location.  If you choose to go, it is at your own risk and on your own time. Please call or email your location to let them know you are not coming.

FCPS Delayed Opening of School:

You will be allowed to attend internship on delayed schedule days with the following changes of time.

  • 1st and 2nd block daily internships with 3 course schedule
    • 1 hour delay:  return to STEAM for 3rd block beginning at 11:10
    • 2 hour delay:  return to STEAM for 3rd block beginning at 11:44
  • 4th and 5th block daily internships with 3 course schedule
    • 1 hour delay:  sign out after STEAM 3rd block ends at 12:33
    • 2 hour delay:  sign out after STEAM 3rd block ends at 12:54

 

Thursday Internships

Attendance

  • Students using school provided transportaion will arrive at STEAM according to the normal school schedule.  Attendance will be taken in advisory.
  • All sophomores will attend 1st block class on Thursdays.
  • Juniors providing their own transportation must call STEAM (381-3033) from the internship location to report attandance.

Lunch

  • Students may order a box lunch from STEAM to take with them to their internship. Orders will be taken mon Monday for the Thursday of that week. Cost is the normal FCPS price students pay.
  • Students may choose to take their own lunch or purchase at the site of their  internship. This will be fully at the expense of the student.

Transportation

  • FCPS will provide transportation to all UK campus internships. Juniors may provide their own transportation to campus. Sophomores should use FCPS bus transportation and are expected attend 1st block class at STEAM.
  • Sophomores with community based internships should plan to depart STEAM after 1st block (9:12).
  • Juniors with community or UK based internships may arrange their own transportation. Realize that parking on campus is by permit only.

Thursday Internship WEATHER Related Schedule Changes:

FCPS School Cancelation due to Weather:

  • Students will not attend their internship locations on snow days.
  • Call/email your internship contact by 8:30 am to let them know you will not be coming due to a FCPS snow day.  If a student chooses to attend the internship location anyway, he/she will do so at their own risk and on their own time.  No FCPS transportation will be provided, and FCPS is not responsible for any injury or accidents that might occur if you choose to travel on a snow day.

FCPS Delayed Opening of School:

  • All Thursday internships are cancelled when FCPS issues a 1-hour or 2-hour morning delay.  The FCPS bus garage cannot provide the needed transportation to UK for the day.  These days will possibly be made up at the end of the semester. Please report to STEAM on the delay schedule for a regular instructional day.  All students, both community interns and UK interns, are required to come to school on any day that has a 1-hour or 2-hour delay.

 

2. For students with a 3-class schedule:

 

You are receiving this message because you are currently enrolled in 3 courses at STEAM. Here are the rules to follow if you have a daily internship in the event of snow days or delay days. Remember that at ALL times you, must sign out and sign in for all internship in the purple notebook in the front office. No exceptions! If you fail to sign out, you may lose the privilege of your internship.

Students who have a daily internship for 4th and 5th blocks:

1. Do not report to your location on a snow day. If you choose to go, it is at your own risk and on your own time. Please call or email your location to let them know you are not coming.

2. On delay days, you will be allowed to attend your afternoon internships.  Remember that the daily schedule is different for a 1-hour or 2-hour delay, so your arrival time to you internship locations will be later on delay days. You will sign out as usual in the front office as you leave school. Check the schedules below for what times you will leave each day. You may leave at the end of 3rd block and no earlier.

For students who have a 1st Block and 2nd Block Internship:

1. Do not report to your location on a snow day. If you choose to go, it is at your own risk and on your own time. Please call or email your location to let them know you are not coming.

2. On delay days, you will be allowed to attend your morning internships. Remember that the schedule is different, so you will arrive to school later than you normally would. Check the 1-hour and 2-hour delay schedules below for what time you need to arrive back to STEAM.

1 Hour Delay Schedule:
Advisory- 8:45-8:55
1st Block- 8:58-10:01
2nd Block- 10:04-11:07
3rd Block- 11:10-12:33
A Lunch- 11:23-11:43
B Lunch- 11:48-12:08
C Lunch- 12:13-12:33
4th Block- 12:36-1:39
5th Block- 1:42-2:45

2 Hour Delay Schedule:
Advisory- 9:45-9:55
1st Block- 9:58-10:48
2nd Block- 10:51-11:41
3rd Block- 11:44-12:54
A Lunch- 11:44-12:04
B Lunch- 12:09-12:29
C Lunch- 12:34-12:54
4th Block- 12:57-1:47
5th Block- 1:50-2:45

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