High School Intern Program Feature – Nayeli Lopez

Delaney Permenter, Reporter

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“Naylei loves being with Ms. Wise’s 2nd grade students. Your love for children shows.” Cindy Mitchell, Howe Business Instructor.

Q; Who do you intern for? What is your schedule?

A; Ms. Wise in second grade and also for Mrs.Cooper in the high school. I intern for the last three hours of school.

Q; Did you choose your placement? Why or why not?

A; Yes. I always had enjoyed Ms. Wise and Mrs. Cooper as my teachers, and I think it’s a way of their understanding and patience and that intrigues me.

Q; In what ways has your internship had a positive impact on you as a student?

A; I’ve learned to go after what I want and that I don’t have to always be sure of it. I have a life ahead of me.

Q; What kind of work do you do at your internship?

A; Grading and assisting with students.

Q; How has the internship has prepared you for life after high school?

A; It has me at an understanding I have plenty of years to decide what I for sure want to major in as oppose to choosing a major I’m unsure of and pursuing that and wasting my time.

Q; What have you learned from your internship?

A; I have learned more about growth within myself and how to be a better person and to take what wisdom I get and put it to use.

Q; What advice would you give other students about the internship, that are thinking about internship?

A; Internship is a great way to get more of a head on idea of what major you’re interested in.

Q; What has been the most challenging part of being an intern?

A; Learning to be patient with children who don’t take the time to listen but proceed to try and ask for help.