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Academics & Arts
Upper School (Grades 9-12)

Protégé Internship Program

Laurel’s Protégé Internship Program is open to all students in the Upper School. Over 60 students complete an internship in a typical year, in fields ranging from journalism to neurology to major-event production.

The Protégé Program

We work with each student in the program to determine her areas of interest then build a Protégé Internship around/in that area of interest. Students are placed in one of three types of positions:
  1. INTERNSHIPS, which provide opportunities to learn about a specific field by undertaking actual supervised projects in the workplace
  2. EXTERNSHIPS, which involve opportunities to shadow professionals in fields such as surgery
  3. RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS, which provide opportunities to work on actual research projects in science, medical and social-science research labs.
These out-of-school learning experiences may occur during the school year or during the summer.

Protégé Internship Sponsors have included:

Adcom • Agnon School • AON Risk Solutions • Art of Papermaking Conservatory • BASF: The Chemical Company • Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP • Care Corp • Chagrin Valley Veterinary Clinic • Cleveland Clinic • Cleveland Council of World Affairs • Cleveland Museum of Art • Cleveland Museum of Natural History • Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court • Cuyahoga County Council • Cuyahoga County Department of Public Works • Cyprium Partners • Decker Equipment Company • Earth Day Coalition and North Shore Energy • Elizabeth Park Capital Management • Greater Cleveland Film Commission • Green Road Pediatrics • Hillcrest Pediatrics/Cleveland Clinic • Howard Hanna • Judson Retirement Home • Key Bank • Laufer Film • Longbow Securities • Louis Stokes Cleveland V.A. Hospital • LRMR Marketing and Lebron James Family Foundation • MetroHealth • Nahigian Strategies and Cyveillance, Inc • Nottingham Spirk • Parker Hannefin • Saks Fifth Avenue and Chanel • Shaker Heights City School District • Shaker Heights Nature Center • Squire Sanders • Stewart BNY Mellon • The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society • United States Congress • University Hospitals • Vanderbilt University • Yelp.com • Your Teen Magazine

The Protégé Team

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