Interviews, internships help prep students for careers

Posted 21 April 2016 at 12:00 am

Photos by Tom Rivers
ALBION – Jonathan Higgins, a captain with the Medina Fire Department, interviews Meghan Hurley on Wednesday during mock interviews with Albion seniors in the school’s internship program.

Hurley has been interning at the Medina Fire Department with paramedics. She is considering a career as a nurse aesthetician.

Albion has 19 students in internships this semester and 17 were interviewed on Wednesday, with students preparing cover letters and resumes.

Gabrielle Barone, vice president of business development for the Orleans Economic Development Agency, interviews Kyle Smith, who is interning with the EDA and considering a career in business.

Mary Leto, assistant superintendent at Albion Central School, interviews Olivia Prest, who has been interning at D & K Autobody. She is interested in a welding career.

(Tom Rivers, Orleans Hub editor, interviewed Katelyn Perry, who has been interning in Hoag Library with communications and also at Bloom’s Flower Shop. She is interested in a career in journalism.)