award-internsThe Accelerate program matches students with regional employers in short, internships in their field of study.  Students gain valuable experience, possible references, and on the job training, and  employers are introduced to a pool of entry-level job candidates who have participated in career readiness training and are assessed in ACT WorkKeys.    WorkKeys assessments measure real world skills employers believe are critical to job success.  Accelerate pays students a stipend for their participation.