Ligonier seniors gain real-world experience through internship program | Local News


Seniors at Ligonier Valley High School have a unique opportunity that gives them a head start when entering college or trade school. The benefit for learners comes from the school’s internship program, created in 2017 by teacher Corey Turcheck, with Martin Hickey currently teaching and coordinating.

According to Hickey, more than 120 learners have gained experience in careers of their choice with local businesses, completing internships five days a week and a minimum of three hours a day for a full semester (18 weeks) on site. with their mentors since the program’s inception.


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