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Career ConnectED Internship Coordinator Sarah Lemon said the interviews are a good experience for students.
“When you see the students and the smiles on their face, it’s rewarding,” she said. “They walk in and they have nerves, and then they walk out with a smile on their face. There is a lot of work and preparation.”
Holmes Marketing Services Director of Sales Heather Leifheit said it a priority for the business to offer good opportunities for students.
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“We feel very strongly about helping kids be prepared to enter the workforce,” she said. “It helps us looking for potential job candidates in the future. It is part of giving back and investing in our community.”
Clark-Shawnee senior Caleb Deerwester said he wants to be an industrial engineer. He said getting an internship now could set him apart from other students down the road.
“My teacher said this is a great opportunity, and I thought it would be also,” he said