Student Voices: SAISD summer internships pay off for students
Tech-savvy teens intern with SAISD Information Technology
The SAISD Information Technology department currently has eight student interns working this summer, representing campuses across the district. The students in these paid internships are working side by side with district personnel as they repair Chromebooks and assist the IT department prepare for the new school year. Most of these tech-savvy teens come with the experience of repairing tech devices during the school year on their respective campus.
CAST Tech new alumni engage in Green Jobs Initiative as interns
This is the second year for the SAISD Energy & Sustainability Department to implement its Green Jobs Initiative. Recent CAST Tech High School graduates are paid interns tasked with creating awareness around eGauge power-monitoring devices installed at some campuses to help save energy and foster energy education. Interns use their skills in design, user experience (UX), and project management to develop a comprehensive challenge. A former intern just finished his first year at UT Austin and is serving as Project Manager. The novel internship is a partnership with CAST Tech High School, CPS Energy and the BEE Project.
July 4-8 (Mon-Fri) – SAISD schools and offices closed for Independence Day break
All campuses and district offices will be closed for break during the Fourth of July week. The district will reopen Monday, July 11.