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W I N D WAR D C O M M U N I TY C O LLE G E

Employment Training Center Career & Workforce Development Dept.

Work Experience – Internship Getting Started – Counselors / Instructors

Dear Instructors, Counselors, Staff: The following

web site (http://etc.hawaii.edu/jobs) or our ETC catalog (http://etc.hawaii.edu) WHO SHOULD APPLY: Please refer high school students, adult students, or graduates of any training program (ETC or other) that: • Have employable skills. • Have completed a training program or module or have attained at least 80% of the program competencies. • Are “work ready” and have employable skills for at least entry level positions. • Are able to work at least 20/hrs per week. • Have a good attitude, willingness to work hard, able to follow instructions and accept constructive criticism. APPLICATION & ENROLLMENT PROCESS (Overview): 1) Counselor or Instructor should call the Internship Coordinator (386-3602) to discuss client. 2) Counselors / instructors / or agency staff submit recommendation forms to internship coordinator. 3) Internship coordinator schedules a meeting with the client / potential intern. 4) Counselor or agency staff submit ETC Agency Authorization Form – Internship program. a. Indicate paid or unpaid tuition 5) Student submits application and survey to internship coordinator. NOTE: HS credit is determined by the HS principal and HS registrar. 6) ETC staff contact client / Intern for registration process * Applicants will also be interviewed by employers for final selection & complete projects. PAID vs. UNPAID: Although Internships are typically unpaid, we are encouraging the referring agencies to pay the PAID internship tuition rate, allowing for the intern to receive a $600 stipend in recognition of the students work. A limited number of employers are also willing to offer paid work experiences. We are advising students to be prepared for the traditional unpaid internship and hope for the best. DURATION: Minimum of 160 work hours within 8 weeks. Monthly extensions available.

Employment Training Center Career & Workforce Development Dept. 874 Dillingham, Bldg. 71 D, rm. 3 Honolulu, HI 96817

Telephone: (808) 836-3602, Facsimile: (808) 844-2342 Email: tmoser@hawaii.edu http://etc.hawaii.edu/

W I N D WAR D C O M M U N I TY C O LLE G E

Employment Training Center Career & Workforce Development Dept.

INTERN RECOMMENDATION FORM
The Internship referral form is a tool for instructors or counselors to identify and recommend current students or graduates for an internship experience with ETC’s Career & Workforce Development Dept. Faculty or Staff: Please fax or mail this form directly to the address below Recommender Your Name: Counselor Instructor Your Signature: _________________________ Date: ___________ Other: _______________ Institution / School: Department: Phone: Fax: Email:

Name of Nominee / Intern: _________________________________ Date: ____________ Name of last program enrolled or completed ___________________________ Date completed: __________ Has the student achieved at least 80% of skills / competencies Yes No Is the nominee “work ready” for at least an entry level position at a company? Yes No please use the space at the bottom to explain why he/she is ready for an internship work experience.
Please rate the candidate in the following areas. On a scale of 1 (poor) to 5 (outstanding)

1 2 3 4 5 ? 1 2 3 Maturity Willingness to Work Hard Responsibility Respect For Others Work Habits Respect For Authority Productive Use of Time Appearance / Dress Quality of Work Honesty Work With Minimal Emotional Stability Supervision Motivation Following Oral Instruction Positive Work Attitude Following Written Instruction Willingness to Learn Organizational Skills Attendance Accepts Criticism / Correction Punctuality Integrity Gets Along With Others Completion of Tasks on-time Ability to Handle Stress Ability to Meet Competencies Flexibility Readiness For The Workforce Would you hire this student if you had the opportunity? Yes; Yes with reservation; No COMMENTS:

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Employment Training Center Career & Workforce Development Dept. 874 Dillingham, Bldg. 71 D, rm. 3 Honolulu, HI 96817

Telephone: (808) 836-3602, Facsimile: (808) 844-2342 Email: tmoser@hawaii.edu http://etc.hawaii.edu/