on entry-level salaries
This program demystifies industry for high school students through half a day of work-based learning. The experience allows students to see career options firsthand and gain skills that employers need.
Our 2021 Regional Job Shadow took place March 1-5 with 12,800+ high school students participating virtually. Instead of the traditional workplace visit, over 40 employers shared 100+ videos with students across the region to give them a look at what real careers look like across 15 industries. Check out our Job Shadow press conference and learn how the program helps guide San Antonio's future workforce in their career exploration.
JOB SHADOW 2021 WAS A
RECORD-SETTING DAY FOR US!
21.87% Y-O-Y PARTICIPATION GROWTH
• Mentorship opportunities
• Potential recruitment
• Fresh ideas and perspectives
SA Works continued providing high school students with real, career-building work experience in an all-virtual environment.
2021 SUMMER INTERNSHIP
Our 2021 Summer Internship will take place both virtually and in-person this year from June 14 through August 6. High school students and graduating seniors (ages 16 - 20 years old by June 1, 2021) are eligible to apply. Employers and Students click below to register through the Greenlight portal.
student referral codes
Students will need a referral code to register an account with our SA Works Internship portal, Greenlight. Please contact your student's district point of contact listed in the link below to obtain your referral code.
The program increases educator experience within industries, strengthening curriculum and application. In a five-day professional development event, Alamo STEM Workforce Coalition connects teachers with industry experts to learn how math and science are applied in workforce settings. Our ultimate goal is to increase educator and student awareness of careers in the San Antonio area and for students to be better prepared for in-demand careers.
What would this involve?
-Hosting a small group of teaches at your company for ½ day
-Providing a tour and/or overview of your company
-If possible, provide a hands on experience for teachers at your company
-Increase career awareness for applied teaching and learning
-Create opportunities for students to interact in the real-world workforce
-Bring CCRS and STEM to life in your classroom!
-Strengthen authentic learning using project-based learning design
-Connecting with industry experts in an externship experience