RecTech Youth Media Application: Fall 2012

Thank you for your interest in RecTech programs. For more information about each internship opportunity, please visit the Student Internships section of our website at: http://rectech.seattle.gov/?page_id=49. You can also download a paper application if you prefer. All applications are due by 11:59pm on Monday, September 10th.
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General Information

Before you submit a completed application to become a RecTech Intern, please read all the information below and make sure that this is a good fit for your interests, your schedule, and your access to transportation. To receive the stipend and service learning hours, interns must complete all hours and additional commitments as stated in this application. Students who successfully complete the internship program will earn a $399 stipend and service learning hours. Please answer all questions completely. If you have any questions, please call or email the contact person on the application. We will not review incomplete applications. You will not be judged on your technology skills, but it is important for you to answer these questions honestly as they are a way for us to get to know our participants. There are no right answers to these questions, as long as you represent yourself accurately. Based on the applications we receive, a group of candidates will be chosen and invited to an interview. The interview will be your opportunity to shine and to tell us anything we might not have learned from your application. Our interviewers will ask you question about yourself, your experience, and your interest in becoming a RecTech Intern. You will want to arrive prepared, energized, and on time. From the interviews, we will invite the incoming class of RecTech Interns. REQUIREMENTS: - Must be 14-18 years of age; - be enrolled in high school during the 2012-13 school year or graduated in 2012; - have skills in computer and Internet basics and common software applications or desire to learn these skills; and - demonstrate good interpersonal skills including verbal communication and the desire to work with others. EXPECTATIONS: Participants will be self-motivated, punctual, enthusiastic, open-minded and willing to work with others. We expect that participants will work safely, think positively, and put forth their best effort. Attendance is mandatory at all scheduled activities. Any intern who misses a meeting or presentation without prior notice forfeits his/her position. If for some reason an intern is running late or is absent from a scheduled day, the student is required to contact the site leader. IF YOU THINK YOU WILL MISS MORE THAN 2 SCHEDULED ACTIVITIES BECAUSE OF SPORTS OR OTHER PERSONAL ENGAGEMENTS, PLEASE DO NOT APPLY FOR THIS PROGRAM. Be sure to review the dates and times of your program to ensure it fits your schedule. QUESTIONS? Contact Michelle Chambers at (206) 233-7005 or at michelle.chambers@seattle.gov. APPLICATION DEADLINE: Monday, September 10, 2012 by 11:59 PM. If you would prefer to fill out a paper application, please contact Michelle Chambers, above.








Education and Experience






Goals and Interests






Technology

Remember: you will not be judged on your technology skills, but please answer honestly so that we can get to know you.

Using the Internet (Firefox, Safari, Internet Explorer, etc.)
Email (Gmail, Outlook, Hotmail, etc.)
Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc.)
Web Design (Dreamweaver, HTML, CSS, FrontPage, Expressions)
Creating Digital Media (Music, Photography, Video, etc.)
Graphic Deisgn (Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.)
Using a Smart Phone (iPhone, Android, Blackberry, etc.)
Creating App's for Smart Phones
Blogs, Discussion Groups, Podcasting9


Short Answer Questions

Please write a paragraph but no more than 200 words for each short answer.





RecTech

Help us reach out to the community by telling us how you came to know about RecTech.



Digital Signature

By typing your name below you are stating that you have read all enclosed materials concerning the RecTech Summer Internship Program and that all statements you have made in the application are true to the best of your knowledge.


Thank You!

Thanks again for your interest in the RecTech Summer Internship. We look forward to reviewing your application!

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