Friendship Public Charter School operates a thriving network of college preparatory public charter schools. Headquartered in Washington, DC, Friendship serves over 4,000 students in preschool to grade 12 and guides a growing network of alumni to college completion annually. 80% of students come from low-income households. 98% are African American or Latino. The mission of Friendship Public Charter School is to prepare students to become ethical, literate, well-rounded and self-sufficient citizens by providing a world-class education that motivates students to reach high academic standards, to enjoy learning, to achieve success, and to contribute actively to their communities.
The Friendship PCS Summer Associate Program is a highly selective internship program designed to identify and cultivate our next generation of education professionals. Friendship is seeking exceptional undergraduate students from a range of academic disciplines who demonstrate the talent, skills, and values needed to positively impact the quality of urban education and lead our children to high levels of achievement.
Below is a list of a few departments and additional information about work to which you might contribute.
Extended Learning Programs: Instructional
Summer Learning Academy (Summer School) Instruction
Special Requirements: Current Juniors and Graduating Seniors with majors or career interests in Education ONLY
Extended Learning Programs: Operations
Operations, Summer Enrichment programs, Focus group and Case Study Coordination, Early Childhood Accreditation work
Troubleshooting, System Updates, Operations, and Hardware and Network Solutions
Special Requirements: General knowledge of computer network characteristics, network operating system software, and network components (i.e.: network servers, switches, hubs, routers, bridges, cabling)
Operations: Governance & Compliance
Charter Accreditation Activity Coordination & Implementation and Auditing