Work-based Learning Opportunities

Check back frequently or stop in and talk with Mrs. Wannett (Career Experience Specialist) about opportunities. In the meantime, check out what is posted below as well as complete your resume.  For tips on writing a resume, visit the link below. 

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Amazon Web Services Data Center Work-Based Learning Opportunity

Lockheed Martin Engineering Apprentice: Post high school opportunity-full-time entry level technical support to engineers on a variety of technical tasks

MITRE Summer 2020 High School Internship: Advanced Electronics, AI/Computer Vision, AI/Machine Learning, Blockchain, Cybersecurity, Data Analytics, GPS & Space Systems, Health Sciences/Biotech, Nanotechnology, Remote Sensing

Micron Internship: Facilities Technician-Assist on troubleshooting equipment and controls Assist with calibrations and maintenance Collect, document, and analyze data from testing or experiments Coordinate preventive maintenance on equipment with the elec

VA Tire & Auto HS Automotive Internship for Spring-Six Week program learning about entire auto repair business

UVA Facilities Management Apprenticeship Fair: For soon to be high school graduates and recent graduates, we invite you to attend to explore and learn more about the UVA Facilities Management Apprenticeship Program

VA Department of Labor & Industry Apprenticeship

The Virginia Registered Apprenticeship program is an employment training model that produces highly skilled workers to meet the demands of employers competing in a global economy, through a combination of on-the-job training and related technical instruction. It is a “win-win” approach to workforce development for apprentices (employees) throughout the Commonwealth.

FCPS DIT Internships

Fairfax County Public Schools is proud to announce the return of the IT Internship Program for the 2020-2021 school year. Through this work-based learning program, FCPS will provide a variety of internship opportunities for rising FCPS Juniors and Seniors seeking on-the-job experience in many facets of the Department of Information Technology (DIT). The offices in DIT offering internship experiences are listed below. 

Interested students need to register for (registration will announced in the coming weeks) and complete an interview in order to be considered.  In the meantime---update your resume and email Mrs. Wannett with questions.

Integrated Digital Technology Services

IDTS is made up of four teams that support the school system’s digital technology needs. This includes support for the creation and delivery of professional learning and classroom learning digital resources (i.e. online courses, videos, podcasts, etc.), installation and training for school studios, audio-and visual support for events.

Technology Architecture & Assessment

Technology Architecture & Assessment supports the mission of FCPS with technical assessment of administrative and instructional software products. We identify standards, compatibility, functionality, and challenges related to the adoption, installation and use of technology products in FCPS.


Network Engineering Services

Network Engineering Services (NES) is responsible for providing engineering support to networks located at 240 schools and administrative offices. In addition, NES also provides support to the expansive located throughout FCPS. NES is responsible for the maintenance and cyclic replacement of 4,600 switches and 10,000 wireless access points to ensure optimal network performance and resiliency.

Technology Support Services Center

TSSC delivers technology support and services to schools and centers in a variety of ways. Foremost, within each school, Technology Support Specialists (TSSpecs) perform server administration functions, troubleshoot problems with desktop operating systems and software applications, optimize installation and configuration of approved FCPS technologies, and diagnose school networking issues.

IT Service Desk

The IT Service Desk is the central point of contact for anyone who accesses FCPS’ Information Technology resources to receive help desk support and answers to IT related questions.