HISD to Announce New Automotive Internship Initiative

What: The Houston Independent School District, along with Sterling High School CTE Department, HISD College and Career Readiness Department and the HISD Department of Transportation, is launching a new initiative to prepare more students for careers in the automotive technician industry. The new automotive internship will be available to seniors at Sterling High School who have met eligibility requirements within the HISD automotive curriculum. In addition to specific industry training, students will learn basic employment skills including preparing for job interviews, working in teams, and public speaking. The program will expand district-wide in the 2013-2014 academic year.

Who: Sterling High School Principal Edward “Dale” Mitchell, HISD CTE Director Mike Webster, HISD Fleet Services Senior Manager Mark Swackhamer and other administrators

When: Thursday, November 8, 2012, 10 a.m.

Where: HISD Department of Transportation, 7700 Wallisville Road