Industry Externships

Externships offer teachers 5-8 weeks of paid summer employment in challenging and exciting work placements appropriate to their curriculum focus and professional interests.


Through externships, teachers…


  • See math and science principles applied in everyday industry settings.
  • Are exposed to the pervasive use of information technologies in data  collection, analysis, problem solving and communication—critical skills for
     the 21st Century.
  • Experience the culture of today's workplace that emphasizes  collaborative teamwork, critical thinking, global perspectives, and multi-media communication.

Sponsor companies offer important insight into careers …

that have high relevance for students and the communities in which they live. This perspective provides a critical motivation for students to pursue STEM college majors and ultimately careers in science, technology, engineering, and math.



Industry Externship Sponsors