Summer 2023 Career Reading Internships

CRI is a paid opportunity for Career & Technical Education (CTE)
students to intern at a company aligned to their CTE career cluster

Register by January 20, 2023

Contact with any questions

Student Benefits

  • Gain real-world work experience completing industry specific
    projects/tasks in the career field of your CTE program
  • Earn $16.10 an hour, working up to 25 hours per week for six
    weeks in the summer (tentatively 6/26-8/4)
  • Receive professional mentorship and develop professional skills

Next Steps

  • Register on Transeo at (or QR code) by 1/20
  • Complete professional skills training (such as Tenacity)
  • Submit resume to CTE/NAF leader by 2/24
  • Interview with host employers
  • Sign placement notice and provide SSN (if you have one)
  • Attend intern orientation

Sample Employers

We partner with employers that match your interests. Internships can be in-person,
fully remote, or hybrid. Past partners include:

  • Accenture (On-Ramps)
  • Children's National Hospital
  • Destination DC
  • DC Students Construction
  • Trades Foundation
  • Georgetown University

Timeline for CRI

Action Items


Next Steps

Registration Period

November 23, 2022 - January 20, 2023

  • Students must register as prospective interns by January 20th.  Click here to access student application on Transeo
  • Application components include contact information, school information and parent/guardian details.

Professional Skills Training

December 2022 - February 2023

  • School Districts offer professional development workshops (i.e. resume writing, mock interviews, power skills development) for CTE students, in preparation for internship period.
  • You are required to submit a resume by February 24.  Please share your completed resume with your CTE teacher or Academy Director on or before this deadline.

Position Descriptions & Sign Ups

  • Review position descriptions and sign up for Week 1 interviews on February 27-March 3.
  • Review position descriptions and sign up for Week 2 interviews on March 6-10.


March 2023

  • Interview with employers to identify the best internship opportunity.
  • Interviews occur by industry:
    • March 14: On-Ramps interviews
    • March 15: Hospitality & Tourism, Culinary Arts, Finance interviews
    • March 16: Global Service & Diplomacy Public Leadership interviews; Education & Training and Mass Media interviews
    • March 20: Health Science & Biotechnology interviews
    • March 21: Information Technology; Auto Tech interviews
    • March 22: Engineering, Architecture & Construction interviews
    • March 23: On-ramps interviews


May 2023

  • You will be able to view your internship placements through the Transeo platform on May 9.  The platform will include your placement and supervisor’s contact information.
  • You and your parent will need to sign the placement notice by May 17 to accept or decline your internship placement.

Student & Family Orientation

May 2023

  • We will be offering a required Student & Family orientation.  Please attend one of the following options: May 31, 6:00 pm or June 3, 11:30 am

Review Week 1 Schedule

June 2023

  • Your employer will email a week 1 schedule, which will include meeting times, addresses or links and clear instructions for the start of your internship.

Internship Period

Tentatively June 26 - August 4, 2023

  • Be prepared to fully participate in your Career Ready internship for six weeks.  Start and end dates may vary by 1 to 2 weeks.
  • Interns age 14+ may work up to 25 hours per week.

Do you have questions or concerns? Please reach out to your school staff or the Office of Industry Engagment

Brynlee Pavlovian, Industry Engagement Manager Information Technology, Transportation & Logistics
Horace Robinson, Industry Engagement Manager Health Science
Mary Okowi, Senior Industry Engagement Manager Architecture & Construction
Mila Elmore, Industry Engagement Manager Education & Training, Engineering, Government & Public Administration, Law & Public Safety
Oscar Platero, Industry Engagement Manager Hospitality & Tourism, Mass Media
Stephen Wathen, Industry Engagement Manager Finance & Payroll Lead
Simone Garcia Director of Industry Engagement