Category: Internship Sites

City High alum reflects on an internship that gave her the confidence to succeed.

From Left to Right: Mentor Christa Drew, Creative Lead and Youth Developer for TeenBloc and City High’s recent 2020 graduate Amaris Martin meet up to reflect on their work together and the personal growth experience that this City High alum … Read more »

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Love of Tech led City High’s 2020 Graduate Ajani Mohanty to explore Robotics during his 13-week Mentored Internship

Mentor Dave Rollinson, Co-founder of HEBI (left) and City High Student Ajani Mohanty (right) are seen her posing with a HEBI robotic arm that can automatically map the entire pipe for density applications It could be said that Robotics is … Read more »

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City High student Damani Brown gains clearer appreciation for architecture through internship at Springboard Design.

Damani Brown with his mentor, Springboard Design founder and architect, Paul Rosenblatt Some people say, “Success is 10% inspiration, 90% perspiration.” Damani Brown couldn’t agree more. As this 3.57 GPA City Charter High School student reflects on his internship in … Read more »

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City High’s 4.2 GPA student Cierra Saunders discovers she’s “a natural” in an advanced medical research laboratory.

Cierra worked closely with mentor Jennifer Taylor, Ph.D, an instructor in the Department of Dematology. Their chemistry was instantaneous. “She picks up on things very quickly,” noted Dr. Taylor. “She’s very dedicated and always wants to do more. Her technique … Read more »

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Shawntea Mahdi makes the most of her City High experience… and has a $124,000 scholarship to show for it.

Talk about motivation! Shawntea Madhi is living proof that it pays off. For this City High student all the stars aligned. Her grades. Her volunteering and extra curricular activities. Her amazing internship at UPMC. Her science project. The list goes … Read more »

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Actor? Writer? Director? A real-world internship sets City High’s Ryan Fisher on his future path.

Ryan Fisher stops for a photo at the City County Building, his place of internship, and where the City of Pittsburgh Department of Innovation and Performance delivers the day-to-day workings of local government to the public. Ryan will attend Point Park University on … Read more »

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The Renaissance Pittsburgh Hotel continues to be a vital part of Pittsburgh and our City High Community

On Friday, Feb. 8th, the City High Internship Department was gifted a donation from the Renaissance Pittsburgh Hotel. The hotel named the internship department their 4th quarter recipient for their national Sage Hospitality Fundraising Program. City High has received an … Read more »

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A teaching internship helps Alexa Belschner redirect her career to a different aspect of early childhood education.

From left to right: Mentor Lindsay Kiss, Director of The Goddard School, Alexa Belschner, and Shanna Litchko, On-site Owner at The Goddard School in Pittsburgh at 301 Fifth Avenue. As far as she could remember, Alexa Belschner has always been … Read more »

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City High’s Jacob Osho gains a global perspective through his amazing internship.

Intern Jacob Osho stops for  photos with his mentors from the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh. From left to right:  Brittany Cheeks, Education Program Manager, Intern Jacob Osho from City High and Joe Poskin, Office Manager at the World Affairs Council … Read more »

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Crystal Cox finds her City High internship at the YWCA an empowering experience.

Cyrstal Cox with her internship mentors Wendy Allman (left) and Mel Steven-Cosnek (right) at the YWCA Pittsburgh.  I was impressed right away with her focus and organization skills. She’s very mature.” That’s how Wendy Allman, former Director of the Women’s … Read more »

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