A recent article on U.S. News & World Report about the increasing importance of high school internships featured Madeira's Co-Curriculum program.
Accordingly, some high schools are now adding internships as an option or a requirement. In fact, some schools have done so for decades.
For example, the Madeira School, a private high school for girls near Washington, D.C., emphasizes experiential learning and has made internships part of its curriculum for more than 50 years. Today, students at Madeira intern at community organizations as sophomores, on Capitol Hill as juniors and then in career-oriented positions as seniors.Co-Curriculum Academics