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Discovery Externship Program Timeline

Discovery Externship Program Timeline | What do Hosts Say | Host Enrollment Form | Frequently Asked Questions | Past Externship Opportunities | Building a Great Externship | Current Externship Opportunities

  1. Hosts submit externship enrollment form. (Late fall – early winter)
  2. Opportunity listings available to students through K-Connect. (sample listing) (1/17/18)
  3. Students apply by submitting a cover letter and résumé for position(s) on-line to the CCPD. (1/17/18 – 2/21/18)
  4. Final deadline for student application(s). (2/21/18)
  5. Hosts receive application materials via email from Handshake. (2/21/18)
  6. Hosts conduct phone interviews with applicants. (2/24/18 – 3/16/18)
    1. *Hosts may submit up to three names of applicants to whom they could offer the position.
    2. *PLEASE DO NOT inform the student of your selection.
  7. Deadline for Hosts to notify the CCPD of their three selections. (3/19/18)
  8. Announcement of selections to applicants. (Week of 3/26/18)
  9. Deadline for students to accept externship positions. (Week of 4/2/18)
  10. CCPD notifies Hosts of student acceptance. (Students receive Host contact information) (Week of 4/2/18)
  11. Students/Hosts connect to determine dates and discuss details. Students may contact you at work. (4/9/18 – 5/6/18)
  12. Student Orientation Sessions. (4/23/18, 4/25/18, or 4/29/18)
  13. Hosts and students participate in Discovery Externships. (6/10/18 – 8/31/18)
  14. Hosts complete and submit program evaluation and student feedback forms. (6/12/18 – 8/31/18)