Internship in STEM

Internship in STEM

This course/internship offers students a chance to earn high school credit for a unique, problem-based learning experience in a highly competitive work environment in the areas of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Students will secure an internship in an area that matches their chosen area of focus. Interns will work collaboratively to solve a variety of relevant problems, as well as participate in real-work and job exploration activities. At the completion of the program, interns will demonstrate their communication and collaborative skills through a senior exposition. Student must provide their own transportation.
Students interested, should apply for STA and select the program: Internship in STEM Careers.


  • Grade: 11 or 12
  • Unweighted GPA of 3.0 or better
  • 95% attendance
  • Gained technical skills and experience at sending school or in a STA program as a junior.
  • Completed application approved by counselor and teacher/supervisor

Credits: 1.5 credits per semester for minimum 20 hours per week supervised employment

*Students interested in an internship such as Cerner Scholars  need to apply for Internship in STEM and note in their application essay that they are interested in the Cerner Scholars Program.  Click here to learn more about Cerner Scholars.  Selection of Cerner Scholars is ultimately up to Cerner.

Dr. Adam Vaughn
Internship in STEM
Phone: 816-986-3457