New Rock County Internship Program Helps Students Choose Careers

July 21, 2018

(Janesville, WI) Benjamin Pierce, Gazette

Katie Schildgen knows she wants to be a firefighter after interning with the Beloit Fire Department this summer. Emily Hanson, who interned with HealthNet of Rock County, a nonprofit health care provider, knows she doesn’t want to be a dentist.

The soon-to-be high school seniors gained those career insights through the new Rock Internship Program, which gives students a chance to work in their future careers—and in some cases, figure out which careers they shouldn’t choose.