Teacher Catalog

The following businesses will be participating in the 2021 Summer Externship Program!

  1. Abilene Industrial Foundation
  2. Arrow Ford
  3. Big Country CASA
  4. Brownwood Police department
  5. BWJ Metalworks
  6. City of Merkel
  7. Comanche Electric Co-op (CECA)
  8. Day Nursery Of abilene
  9. Eide Bailly
  10. The Flipping Egg
  11. Hendrick Health
  • Company Description: The Abilene Industrial Foundation (AIF) is a public-private partnership funded by the Development Corporation of Abilene and an affiliate of the Abilene Chamber of Commerce. AIF works with existing local businesses as they look to grow and expand in our local community through our Business Expansion and Retention (BRE) program. AIF also works in the development of our local downtown and to further develop entrepreneurial endeavors of our community members. Workforce and talent development is another foundational element that AIF works to enhance through business and education connections, including industry in civilian and military labor force programs.AIF Logo 2020
  • Company Name: Abilene Industrial Foundation
  • Days at Location: Flexible Scheduling Options
  • Dress Attire: Business casual
  • Externship Description: Externs will be able to shadow multiple positions to learn about various job responsibilities of our staff. Externs will be taken on industry tours, meet with community support partners and learn about how we work to market the Abilene community.
  • Hours: 8:30 am to 5 pm
  • Location: Abilene
  • Number of Externships Available: 3
  • Requirements: This externship is open to any educator in West Central Texas
  • Selected Week(s): June 7-11, June 14-18, June 21-25, June 28-July2, July 12-16, July 19-23, July 26-30
  1. International Rescue Committee
  2. Ludlum Measurements
  3. RAM Inc.
  4. Rentech Boiler Systems
  5. rgf Insurance agency llc.
  6. Rike Real Estate
  7. Star Family of Dealerships
  8. Taylor Telecom
  9. Tolar Systems
  10. UNITED STATES GYPSUM CO.
  • Company Description: The International Rescue Committee provides opportunities for refugees, asylees, victims of human trafficking, survivors of torture, and other immigrants to thrive in America. The IRC works with government bodies, civil society actors, and local volunteers to help them translate their past experiences into assets that are valuable to their new communities.International_Rescue_Committee_Logo.svg
  • Company Name: International Rescue Committee
  • Days at Location: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
  • Dress Attire: Business casual
  • Externship Description: Externs will be able to shadow multiple departments to learn more about our clients and their needs. IRC departments include Resettlement & Processing, Extended Case Management, Intensive Case Management, Immigration, Education, Youth Programs, Economic Empowerment, Vocational Training, Digital Literacy, and Anti-Trafficking.
  • Hours: 8 am to 5 pm
  • Location: 3305 North 3rd Suite 320 Abilene, TX 79602
  • Number of Externships Available: 5
  • Requirements: This externship is open to any educator in West Central Texas
  • Selected Week(s): June 14-18, June 21-25, June 28-July2, July 12-16, July 19-23, July 26-30