Intern, Career Prep Student Advisory Council, (Remote)
Herndon, VA 
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Stride believes in Education for Any One. We provide families an online option for a high-quality, personalized education experience. Students can thrive, find their passion, and learn in an environment that encourages discovery at their own pace. In support of this, we are committed to creating and maintaining a culture of inclusion and diversity where our employees are passionate about serving students and families, treat one another and customers with respect, challenge each other to innovate and always strive to do better.

As an Associate on the Stride Career Prep Student Advisory Council, you will be part of a nationwide team of student leaders from Career Prep programs, your school's Career Readiness Education leaders, and the Stride corporate marketing team. Associates have a passion for their career pathway and are excited to share their exploration and education experience with others. You will be able to share your insights and perspective with prospective students and families, local leaders, and industry professionals. Associates will have opportunities to try new things, get noticed, and be helpful contributors. This competitive position is for teens looking to get a head start on their resume by gaining some solid experience with a large public company that is a leader in its field.

Selected Associates will part of a paid internship from July 2021 through December 2021 and will be eligible to apply for a monetary award at the end of your tenure. Associates will get exposure to a corporate marketing department and executives, social media and marketing experience, and insight into real product development business processes. You will also get networking opportunities with colleges, company executives, and fellow interns across the country. The internship will result in a portfolio of work to feature on your resume or college application, as well as the development of leadership, collaboration, and communication skills.

The Associate, Stride Career Prep Student Advisory Council will be a brand ambassador for your school's career readiness education program, sharing your experiences as you're exploring careers, taking career courses, preparing for certification exams, and participating in work-based learning. You will use your social media skills, with support from the Council's school and company contacts, to post your creative ideas and experiences on your social profiles, your school's profiles, and the Stride Career Prep national profiles. You will share your perspective with students and families, school leaders, and company executives through website content, webinars, and focus groups.

Essential Functions: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

  • Participate in training session in July to learn about responsibilities, receive tools and information about how to execute the work;
  • Spend approximately 3 hours per week to develop website and social media content about the Career Prep experience, and work with school and Stride contacts to post it;
  • Develop a web page on the school website to feature the Stride Career Prep experience;
  • Participate in webinars, focus groups, and online community forums to share insights about the Stride Career Prep experience;
  • Participate in meetings with company executives to provide feedback on the Stride Career Prep program, and to learn about different careers at a large national corporation;
  • Own at least one active social media account (Youtube, Instagram, Facebook, TikTok, Twitter) and willing to post content to personal social media accounts.
  • Willingness to host a new Youtube video series (two Student Advisors).

Supervisory Responsibilities: This position has no formal supervisory responsibilities.

Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • Currently a sophomore, junior, or senior enrolled in a Stride Career Prep program, AND
  • Parental consent to participate is required, AND
  • Student must have current work permit, if necessary per state law, AND
  • Ability to manage schoolwork first, as well as meet the weekly responsibilities of the Associate position

Certificates and Licenses: None required.

Other Required Qualifications:

  • Ability to post to personal social media accounts
  • Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.); Web proficiency

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • This is a home-based position

The above job is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor. All employment is "at-will" as governed by the law of the state where the employee works. It is further understood that the "at-will" nature of employment is one aspect of employment that cannot be changed except in writing and signed by an authorized officer.

Stride is a Federal Contractor, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status age,, or genetics, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

K12 is a Federal Contractor, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.


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