As part of an effort to help students make more informed decisions regarding career choices, eligible sophomores, juniors and seniors can elect to participate in an internship. These students will be able to work with area businesses and professions during the school day or in the summer. The purpose of the internship is to help gain a better comprehension and appreciation of the career field in which students are interested. Credit is determined by the hours spent at the internship site. Students earn .25 credits for every 30 hours worked up to a maximum of 2 credits for 240 hours worked. 
Please contact Mrs. Consevage, Career Coordinator for more information regarding the Internship Program.
8891 Career Internship Max of 2.0 cr 
Course Prerequisite: See Career Coordinator for an application
Grade 12
Release Time: 1 to 3 periods
Students must apply in the spring to be considered an internship candidate. If criteria are met, then placement positions for specific intern requests will be attempted for the next school year. Students must interview for most internship sites. It is important to note that availability of intern programs may be limited depending upon the specific career area. Internships can be of varying lengths. Weekly journals and a reflection report are required to fulfill program requirements. Pre-approval is required in order to earn credit.
Grade 11
Course Prerequisite: See Career Coordinator for an application
After School/Weekend
Students in 11th grade can participate in a paid or unpaid internship after school or on the weekends. Students must complete an application for the internship program to be considered a candidate. Students must also apply and interview at the internship sites. Credit varies, depending upon the time spent at the internship site. Weekly journals and a reflection report are required to fulfill program requirements. Pre-approval is required in order to earn credit.
Grades 10-12
Course Prerequisite: See Career Coordinator for an application
Summer Only
Students entering grades 10 through 12 must complete an application for the summer internship program in the spring to be considered an internship candidate. If criteria are met, then placement positions for specific intern requests will be attempted. Students must interview for most internship sites. It is important to note that availability of intern programs may be limited depending upon the specific career area. Internships can be of varying lengths and either paid or non-paid. Credit varies, depending upon the time spent at the internship site. Journals and reflections are required to fulfill program requirements. Pre-approval is required to earn credit.

8892 ACE Internship 1.0 cr
Course Prerequisite: See Career Coordinator for an application
Grades 10-12 
After School from October – April
In order to be considered as a candidate, students must complete an application through the ACE Mentorship program in September. ACE selects the students at the beginning of October. Meetings are generally held on Wednesdays or Thursdays from 4:30-6:30 at the Cumberland Perry Area Vo. Tech School. Credit is based on completion of the program. 

8893 Pinnacle Health Internship 2.0 cr
Course Prerequisite: See Career Coordinator for an application
Grade 12
Release Time: Periods 6-9
Students in 11th grade must complete an application in the spring to be considered for the program. Students are interviewed at Pinnacle prior to acceptance into the program. Only two students from Cumberland Valley are chosen for this program. Students volunteer every afternoon at Pinnacle Hospital from 1:00-3:00. Students MUST also participate in the two day training in June as well as the summer internship program at Pinnacle. Weekly journals and a reflection report are required to fulfill program requirements.

8895 Health Care Careers Exploration Program at Holy Spirit Hospital 1.0 cr
Course Prerequisite: See Career Coordinator for an application
Grade 12
Semester 1, Periods 1 and 2
Through a partnership with Holy Spirit Hospital, students spend the first marking period of their senior year exploring career opportunities of a large health care system. This program is on-site at Holy Spirit. Participation in this program is competitive and part of a partnership with ten other school districts. Class size is limited to 20 students with a maximum of two students from CV. Upon completion of this program at the end of Marking Period 1, students will then volunteer in a health related field during Marking Period 2 and the same time frame. Students must make arrangements for their volunteer assignment with the approval of the Career Coordinator.

8896 Health Internship Max of 2.0 cr
Course Prerequisite: See Career Coordinator for an application
Grades 10, 11 and 12 - Summers Only
Summer Program: Students going into 10th, 11th or 12th grade must complete an application and be accepted by the hospital in which they would like to volunteer. Students MUST also participate in the hospital’s two day training in June. Dates are determined by the hospitals. To receive high school internship credit, students must also complete an application with the Internship Coordinator in the Spring. Students must be at least 15 years of age to Volunteer at Pinnacle Hospital and 16 years of age for Holy Spirit. Students wishing to receive internship credit for volunteering over the summer in a health related environment must complete an application with the Internship Coordinator in the Spring. Weekly journals are required to fulfill the program requirements.
Grade 12
Students who volunteer during the school year in a health related environment are eligible to receive internship credit. They must complete an application with the Internship Coordinator. Weekly journals are required to fulfill the program requirements. Students earn 0.25 credit for every 30 hours of volunteer hours worked in the Health Internship program.

8897 EMT Internship 2.0 cr
Course Prerequisite: See Career Coordinator for an application
Grades 11 and 12
The EMT program is being offered through the CAIU Partnership and Harrisburg Area Community College. Students must complete an application along with a health care providers CPR certification prior to the beginning of the EMT course. The nineteen week study will include the overall roles and responsibilities of the EMT; general anatomy and physiology; assessment of injuries and illnesses; cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR); medical emergencies; lifting and moving of patients; automated External Defibrillation (AED); assessment of the scene; transportation of patients to the emergency department and much more. Classes will meet every Monday-Friday from 12:30-3:30 at the Cumberland-Goodwill's site in Carlisle for one semester. Daily homework assignments are an essential part of the course. Tuition for the EMT program is approximately $800.00 plus a non-refundable $25.00 application fee. Tuition includes pocket mask, stethoscope, and two uniform shirts. It also includes the student liability coverage premium.

8898 CNA Internship 2.0 cr
Course Prerequisite: See Career Coordinator for an application
Grade 12
Through a partnership with Carlisle Regional Medical Center and Harrisburg Area Community College, students can complete the 120-hour course in preparation for the state’s CNA exam. Students begin the program by exploring the different departments at Carlisle Regional Medical Center to gain insight about their medical science interests. Then, the five-week intensive study explores the role of the nursing assistant and provides training in the essentials of patient care. Classes meet Monday through Friday from 12:00 - 3:00. Students can expect to complete clinical hours at local nursing homes during after school and weekend hours. Daily homework assignments are an essential part of the course. Students who successfully pass the state exam and are 18 years of age can expect to be gainfully employed CNAs while still attending high school. Students are responsible for all tuition and fees, estimated at approximately $850. 
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