Why should I hire Wesley-Rankin students?
Students are highly-motivated & committed trainees in the Wesley-Rankin Aspiring Professionals (WRAP) program who have obtained at least two years of training & preparation for the workforce, in addition to meeting internship eligibility requirements
Engage with your community in a way that raises the bar on Dallas' talent pipeline & helps meet corporate responsibility goals
Drive social change by breaking down barriers to living-wage opportunities
Hire an intern who is surrounded by a support network of mentors & advocates who will help ensure they meet expectations with excellence
How many hours will interns work and when?
- The Wesley-Rankin Summer Internship program is set up for students to work between 20 and 40 hours per week.
- Employers have the flexibility to provide an ideal schedule for interns. For example, some interns may work Monday-Wednesday for 7 hours per day; others may work Monday-Friday for 4 hours per day
What kind of work can I expect them to be ready for?
Interns are adaptable to most entry-level work. Tasks they have excelled in previously include:
- New client intake
- Office assistance
- Inventory management & organization
- Event support
- Line work
- New volunteer training & integration
- Data entry
How much do interns earn?
- We ask that our interns are provided wages of $12 - $15 /hour.
- If you are interested in hiring one of our interns, please reach out to Rachel Kramer Girgis, email@example.com, even if your organization may have a challenge with the pay rate.
What do we expect of employers?
We ask employers to provide meaningful work for interns that will support their professional development. Other expectations include:
- attend summer internship fair on Wednesday, April 10, 2024.
- identify a primary supervisor for the intern who will provide weekly coaching and maintain excellent communication with intern and Wesley-Rankin
- complete a beginning-of-term and end-of-term performance evaluation of intern (20 min each)
- help the intern determine the best way to represent their experience at your company on their resume at the end of the internship
- complete an end-of-summer satisfaction survey regarding employer experience
What are you expecting interns to come away with at the end of summer?
There’s no better way to experience professionalism than with a hands-on approach. We hope interns will gain new skills, identify gifts and growth areas, create valuable connections, learn through exposure to new environments, and practice important workplace skills like communication and time management.
What is the process of becoming an employer?
The first step is to call or email Rachel Kramer Girgis (contact information below)! Rachel will discuss the opportunity further with you and answer any additional questions.
Reach out to Rachel Kramer Girgis with more questions or interest in hiring a summer intern: