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High School Internships

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Today’s students are pressured to have a career focus as they leave high school, but without real world experience, it's tough for teens to make informed, realistic career choices. On The Point, we talk about some of the various internship programs being offered in our region, and how they benefit students as they embark on the start of higher education.

Guests are Dr. Keith Bleiler, founder of the MedStart Internship program, Janet Rocha, business and career education teacher who runs the internship program at Falmouth High School, and Kara Galvin, director of Youth Services at the Cape and Islands Workforce Investment Board. Amy Vince hosts.

Amy has worked at WCAI since 2001. After 11 years in the WCAI development department, she shifted gears and became producer for The Point with Mindy Todd. She enjoys the challenges of producing a daily public affairs program and the opportunity to research and learn about the wide variety of topics covered by the program. Before coming to WCAI, Amy spent nearly a decade sailing offshore as a mate on sailing school oceanographic research vessels. She lives in Falmouth with her husband and son.