The Internship Experience at the RTA
August 7, 2018
By Ariel Burkes
This summer the RTA welcomed nine Chicago Public High School interns as part of the CPS “Career and Technical Education (CTE) Rising Seniors in High School” program. The six-week program gives high school students the chance to get a head start on preparing for college and careers. These students have the opportunity to gain real world experience through job shadows and internships.
The interns at the RTA worked in various departments ranging from Legal, IT, Engineering, Finance/Accounting and Social Services.
Ariel Burkes, a Marketing and Communications intern from Westinghouse High School, was kind enough to share her thoughts about her experience at the RTA and interviewed other interns about their experiences as well:
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