Senior Internship

Every year during the final trimester, seniors are given the privilege and responsibility of designing and securing an off-campus internship. The program offers a transition between a controlled school environment and the freedom of college life.  This program offers an opportunity for students on the brink of entering a world beyond high school to consider some of their options and to explore the working world. Each student can discover and experience a profession of interest. We hope that these internships will also instill in students an appreciation of the many choices adults make in their daily lives.

By March, each senior must have approached a business or organization and created a plan for working at least 80 hours. The internship takes place in May after seniors’ exams. During the internship, seniors check-in on campus weekly. In addition, attendance is required in all AP classes prior to the AP exams. Internships are graded on a Credit/No Credit basis.
    • Law


    • Brand Marketing & Design

      Brand Marketing & Design

    • Education


    • Engineering


    • Theater Tech

      Theater Tech

    • Publishing


The Bentley Story

Founded in 1920, Bentley School has fostered an environment that challenges the mind, striving to bring out the best in every one of its students. Bentley School is committed to academic excellence as well as the development of character and spirit in each of its students. (Read more in the Head of School's Message.)

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