Learning Through Interests/Internship

Mentor Quick Facts

Internships are:

  • 10–12-weeks with possible extensions for great learning experiences
  • 7 hours on Thursdays between 7am-7pm, except for school breaks


  • Provide own transportation.
  • Learn from and with the Mentor.
  • Work on projects that add value for Mentor and connect to interests & learning goals.
  • Communicate regularly with Mentor & Advisor.
  • Dress appropriately and behave professionally.
  • Notify Mentor & school immediately when not able to attend internship.


  • Advocate and host Intern; mentor them in learning about the job and workplace skills.
  • Help brainstorm and develop a meaningful project.
  • Call school if Intern is absent (Attendance Phone: 425-456-7808).
  • Complete ImBlaze attendance verifications and internship evaluations.
  • Attend Intern’s exhibitions, if available.
  • Contact Advisor if issues or questions arise.

School Representatives:

  • Advisor visits Intern’s and Mentor’s worksites (in-person or virtually) to periodically check-in and help develop the internship project.
  • LTI Coordinator meets with all Mentors prior to the start of internships for safety check and orientation, secure all paperwork and background clearance.
The Bellevue School District acknowledges that we learn, work, live and gather on the Indigenous Land of the Coast Salish peoples, specifically the Duwamish and Snoqualmie Tribes. We thank these caretakers of this land, who have lived and continue to live here, since time immemorial.