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We’re Participating in Give Big San Bernardino County Fundraising Event for our Student Internship Program to help students bridge the supportive gap and gain workplace skills as they move from High School to Post-Secondary School. Help us reach our goal of $10,000 by October 30th! Giving during our Pre-Campaign helps us leverage match dollars and bonuses.
About the Internship:
Students to participate in this internship must go through an application & interview process. Students awarded the internship includes:
500 Hours of Work Experience in a Professional Work Environment
Tasks Related to the Growing Hope Project (such as student outreach, student mentoring, public speaking, etc.)
Interest and Skills Assessments
Customized Career and College Planning
Financial Aid Application and Navigation Assistance
Performing Industry Research
Completion of a Student Internship Project
Hear from family members, students, staff and the community about the impact of the Growing Hope Project.
Footage of the FarmBot, the CNC Robot Machine, being taught in the classroom.
Watch Students from Ms. Pastuscheck’s class maintain the Juice Plus TowerGardens and gaining hands on experience while getting paid.
An overview video of the Growing Hope Project at San Andreas High School
Sample of growing System Videos
To help explain the different growing systems, we created quick informational videos to be looped on iPads near each of the systems.
CNC Robotic automated growing system that can be used to teach students a variety of STEM classes.
Mobile Hydroponic and Soil Demonstration Garden with Sensors
Where seeds get planted and germinated to get ready for transplanting to the other systems.
Nutrient Film Technique (NFT) is a hydroponic growing system that allows plants to grow without soil.
Aeroponic, vertical growing system that allow plants like leafy greens to mature in 4-5 weeks.
A small multi-bin system helps individuals students run experiments in small batches using Deep Water Culture System one of the popular methods used in Commercial Greenhouses.