Through multiple internships and authentic projects, scholars work side-by-side with industry professionals to explore Internship projects which are connected to gain experience and exposure to how their interests intersect with the real world. They establish a professional network that strengthens their 21st century skills, academic knowledge and skills, and develops character. These relationships benefit scholar and mentor. We consider internship participation as essential to educating scholars well. Internships are a tremendous student opportunity, responsibility, and privilege.