Aspiring teachers, policy-makers, curriculum developers, and educational leaders intern here

By Senior Associate: Chelsea Rink

I recently graduated from a small Midwest university with degrees in education and English. Reflections during my June flight from the American Heartland to the capital of this nation allowed me to conclude that only three days before my first substantial post-graduate experience, I did not have a great sense for what my summer 2K13 was going to look like. I knew that I would be an unpaid intern in the main office of one of the most closely followed districts in the country. But I was anxious to learn whether or not my supervisors would trust me with substantial work; what my “Project CCARE” project designation meant; and whether this internship was a step in the right direction for someone who is interested in a teaching career. Continue reading “Aspiring teachers, policy-makers, curriculum developers, and educational leaders intern here”

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