PAID INTERNSHIPS, APPRENTICESHIP OPPORTUNITIES and more…

The Patuxent Partnership (TPP) and the Southern Maryland Navy Alliance (SMNA), under the auspices of SOMD 2030, are working together to build up our STEM pipeline, increase career opportunities, and partner with government, industry, and academia. TPP is the lead for this project to connect talented students with paid apprenticeship/internship opportunities in local industry and government, leading to further education and career opportunities.

FOR COMPANIES
ARE YOU A COMPANY THAT WANTS TO HOST A HIGH SCHOOL APPRENTICE OR COLLEGE INTERN?

We are seeking companies that want to host high school apprentices and/or college interns. The grant awarded by NAWCAD provides seed funding to get students into jobs in the STEM pipeline.

  • High school apprentices will work 450 hours during the course of the academic year.
  • College interns will participate in an 8-week summer internship program.
  • Let the Workforce Development and Programs Director, Jen Brown, know you’re interested – send an email.

FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

HIGH SCHOOL APPRENTICESHIP BENEFITS:

  • Connection to Apprenticeship Maryland Program (AMP) and Tech Jobs Rule (TJR)
  • Recruiting events for students
  • Paid program (450 hours)
Middle School and High School Student Opportunities:
  • School trips to NAS Patuxent River
  • Patuxent River Naval Air Museum
  • AeroPark Innovation District
  • SMART Building and MATRIX Lab at USMSM
  • Participation in Youth in Aviation program

FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS

COLLEGE INTERNSHIP BENEFITS

  • Valuable experience¬†
  • Earn money while learning valuable sought-after skills
  • Learn from mentors who are leaders in the field and their companies
  • Networking and making connections to local industry and government agencies
  • Recruiting events for students

ADDITIONAL EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES (TO BE DEVELOPED)

  • Cyber certificate programs
  • Business/finance certificates

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT:

Jen Brown, Workforce Development and Programs Director, TPP – Email: jennifer.brown@paxpartnership.org or phone: 240-317-6018