Topic outline

  • General

    • INTERNSHIPS

      Students complete 280 hours at a business location under the supervision of a mentor in the areas of Web & Media Design, Computer Science, Web Master, Network Systems & Support and Electronics & Microcontrollers.

      The following are hiring times for MTCHS Interns:

      • Summer Intern (280 Hours)
        • Hire in May
        • Begin internship in June
        • 20-25 hours (minimum) per week, Monday-Friday
      • Fall-Spring Intern (280 Hours)
        • Hire in early September
        • Intern hours are between 1:00-5:00 PM, Monday-Friday
        • 10-20 hours per week

      Student compensation will be in the form of 4 graduation credits. Wages and/or stipend will be at discretion of the employer.

      For more information, contact Cheryl Deitchler, Work Based Learning Coordinator:

      • 208-288-2928 x129
      • cheryl.deitchler@mtchs.org

    • JOB SHADOWS

      Host a junior student to experience the business work environment for a day.

      Students are able to meet and observe professionals in the technology industry.

      Expose students to company culture and organizational structure.


      To host a student, please contact Cheryl Deitchler, MTCHS Work Based Learning Coordinator:

      • 208-288-2928 x129
      • cheryl.deitchler@mtchs.org

      • PROJECTS

        A project provides students with the opportunity to apply both customer service and technical skills, providing a link to the business community. 

        Projects are completed under the direction of technology teachers and are an extra volunteer student project. 

        Please contact the instructor for the project area:

        • Computer Science/Web Development:  Beth Richtsmeier, beth.richtsmeier@mtchs.org
        • Media Arts/Web Design:  Ben Taylor, ben.taylor@mtchs.org
        • Computer Networking/PC Repair:  Dennis Beebe, dennis.beebe@mtchs.org
        • Electronics & Micro-controllers:  Becky Torek, rebecca.torek@mtchs.org

        Projects are in addition to regular course work. 

        Student compensation will be in the form of volunteer service hours, stipends, and/or scholarships.