LPS Career Intern Program (CIP)

  • Livonia Public Schools offers professional internship opportunities for high school seniors attending Churchill, Franklin, and Stevenson High Schools. These Internship Programs include The Career Intern Program (CIP) and Skilled Trades Intern Program.

    High school elective credit is granted to those students selected to participate in these programs. In some cases, college credit and advanced admission into college programs are received.

    For information about the recruiting process please call Mary Pat Benoit, Career Intern Coordinator, at 734-744-2534.


    The current application process for the class of 2021 begins January 17 when letters are mailed to all juniors with a 3.0 or higher GPA.  Informational letters will be mailed to parents as well.

    Assemblies for students will held the first week of February 2020. The application process begins after the assembly at each high school. GPAs will be looked at during the application and interview process. Students with a 3.0 or higher, who have submitted a complete application, will all be interviewed. The deadline for all applications is March 4. There is no exception to this date. All applications received after March 5 with not be accepted. 

    CIP II

    CIP II is a continuation of the Career Intern Program. All first semester students who are eligible to continue their career exploration studies and observations are invited by the program coordinator to work additional hours and learn. This is a very select group of students. Attendance, assignment completion, and class participation are an important part of getting into this class.

    Prerequisite: Participation in the first semester career intern class.

CIP Information