The Education Cooperative
141 Mansion Drive, Suite 200
East Walpole, MA 02032

P: (781) 326-2473 Ext:721
F: (508) 660-1124

Director: Telma Sullivan

Contact: Telma Sullivan
P: (781) 326-2473
F: (508) 660-1124

The Education Cooperative (TEC) Internship Program

Year Program Started: 1992

Max. Participants/Year: open

Program Timeframe: ongoing

Academic Level Targeted: college, grades 11-12

Racial/Ethnic Focus: any racial/ethnic group

Type of Program: internship and career explorations

Program Attributes: mentors/advisors provided, Job readiness skills, students may receive credit, college recommendation letters, & job references

Program Acceptance Requirements: matriculation at this school (collaborative of 14 school systems, others if space available), class year (grades 11 through college), interest- and talent-based

Primary Science Discipline(s) Targeted: biology, chemistry, engineering, engineering (chemical, civil, mechanical), medical research; physical therapy

Additional Comments: Since 1992, The Education Cooperative (TEC) has been providing high school students with this unique opportunity to explore future career directions through an innovative internship program. Students who have completed two years of high school are placed in in 60-hour unpaid internships during the academic year or the summer. The program provides students with first-hand experience in specific business, professional, and vocational settings. Under the guidance of an on-site sponsor and personal.