Milton Hershey School students have the ability to participate in an extensive internship program, interning at a number of area companies as well as the school’s Hershey partners.
After choosing from 11 career pathways in the Career and Technical Education Program, the Cooperative Education Program places students in a job of their chosen career path, helping them receive a career certification in the process. The student work program allows students to get part-time employment during the summer, after school or on weekends. The experience teaches students important life skills which will help them to lead fulfilling and productive lives.
Internship in the Governor's OfficeRising senior Gabby is preparing for a career in Foreign Service by completing a summer internship in the Governor's Office and learning how different aspects of government work together.
Veterinary Technician InternshipWatch as two Milton Hershey School juniors, Myra and Caitlynne, improve the quality of life for animals in the community by completing summer internships with Harrisburg Area Animal Hospital.
Messiah College InternshipSophia, a rising senior at Milton Hershey School, is passionate about plants and environmental science. She is completing a summer internship at Messiah College in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania. See how she's learning to use new instruments and testing leaves for photosynthesis in real time.
Culinary Internship at The Hotel HersheyInspired by her family’s home-cooked meals growing up, Kiana joined the Culinary Arts/Restaurant Management Services career pathway when she realized cooking was her true passion. Kiana’s eagerness to learn and excel in the culinary field led her to a summer internship at The Hotel Hershey.
Business/Training and Development InternshipLeah had the opportunity to intern in the Training and Development office for Hershey Entertainment & Resorts—a setting that demanded professionalism, strong work ethic and the ability to interact with others.
Health Sciences InternshipMilton Hershey School senior Lucas Sproule is participating in an internship at the Penn State Hershey Cancer Institute and setting a course for his future. It’s a personal endeavor for the student who lost his grandmother to kidney cancer.
Graphic Arts InternshipAs a junior at Milton Hershey School, Vinnie Caroselli is thinking of his future now. He’s thrilled to be spending his summer completing an internship with the creative team in the Communications Department at Hershey Entertainment & Resorts.
Law, Public Safety & Security InternshipMilton Hershey School junior Leila Asemani shines when she’s practicing her mock trial skills in the school’s courtroom classroom, so it’s no surprise that she is spending the summer before her senior year interning with the legal department at Hershey Entertainment & Resorts.
Health Sciences InternshipRising senior Omar Barrada is preparing for his future career by participating in an internship this summer in the physical therapy office of Renaissance Health Care in Hershey.
Learn about some of the internships our students are completing in each career pathway:
Agriculture & Natural Resources:
Business/Financial Management & Accounting:
Culinary Arts/Restaurant Management Services:
Graphic Communication Technologies:
- Penn State Hershey Cancer Institute internship
- Renaissance Health Care internship
- Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center internship
Law, Public Safety & Security:
“I am now confident this is a career I enjoy and am most likely to pursue in the future. The internship program has allowed me to see the saying ‘to be early is to be on time–to be on time is to be late’ in a real-life perspective.” -Malcom, an MHS senior.