High School Internship Placements and Ambassador Training
High School Internship Placements and Ambassador Training
Rutherford Works
Where passion meets opportunity

NOW ACCEPTING 2019 Internship Placements

The Rutherford Works High School Internship Program partners with employers who offer students productive and meaningful work assignments with a learning component ideally related to their area of interest.
Pathway Placements Needed:
  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources
  • Architecture and Construction
  • Arts, A/V Technology & Communications
  • Business Management & Administration
  • Education & Training
  • Finance
  • Health Science
  • Hospitality and Tourism
  • Human Services
  • Information Technology
  • Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security
  • Marketing & Supply Chain Management
  • STEM
  • Transportation

    Employers who host an intern will:
  • Host students from May 31 through June 30, 2019
  • Host the students 16 hours per week Monday through Thursday (schedule to be decided by student and employer)
  • Designate an individual (mentor) to supervise the intern and serve as employer point of contact
  • Provide a safe work environment and related training if needed
  • Evaluate the intern’s performance and provide feedback to Internship Coordinator

    Apply by December 1st to host a 2019 High School Summer Intern.
    To apply or contact with questions, email Regina Ward.

More Information

Free Rutherford Reconnect Ambassador Training

Rutherford Reconnect aims to raise awareness about the financial benefits of adults completing certificates or degrees, and encourage employers to commit to supporting employees on their education journey. A highly skilled workforce will ensure that Rutherford County’s employers remain competitive in high-wage, high-demand sectors of the marketplace. 
We are inviting organizations to identify a Reconnect Ambassador who can point employees, clients and other constituents in the right direction. Training will be provided on November 2nd.

Please join us at the Reconnect Ambassador training on November 2nd to learn how Tennessee Reconnect can help your employees, and your business, grow.
When: Friday, November 2, 2018
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Nissan Training Center
       663 Pilkerton Drive
      Smyrna, TN 37167

Register Your Reconnect Ambassador

You’re Invited to Experience TCAT Smyrna

Register Here

Upcoming Events 

Rutherford Works Health Care Meeting

October 17, 2018 | 8:30 AM | Stewarts Creek High School (Pre-registration Required)

Rutherford Works Construction Council Meeting 

October 18, 2018 | 8:00 AM

Reconnect Meeting

October 22, 2018 | 2:00 PM
Rutherford Works is the umbrella for the collaborative work of the offices of Economic Development and Workforce Development out of the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce. Rutherford Works oversees programs and services that help businesses start, grow, stay in, and get recruited to Rutherford County.
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