Protégé Internship Program

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

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; or 2) externships, which involve opportunities to shadow professionals in fields such as surgery; or 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
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