Vital Link Summer Program

  • Vital Link What is VITAL LINK?
    Vital Link is a weeklong, half-day internship program designed to demonstrate the connection between what is learned in the classroom and what is needed for success in the workplace.

    Who can participate in the program?
    Vital Link is a free summer program offered to Fort Worth ISD sixth grade students who will be entering the seventh grade in the fall.

    How does the program work?
    Students complete an application that includes permission from a parent to participate. All students are accompanied by a teacher who supervises their work.

    Student applications can be completed and submitted online here.

    What are the dates for 2017?
    VITAL LINK will take place on June 12 - 16 and June 19 - 23. Students may participate in one week only.

    How long will the internship last?
    Internships are one week, from approximately from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

    Special thanks to our 2016 Host Businesses and Organizations!


    Balfour Beatty Construction
    Bass Hall
    City of Benbrook
    City of Fort Worth Parks and Community Services
    Cook Children's Hospital
    Fidelity Investments
    Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce
    Fort Worth Nissan
    Freese and Nichols, Inc
    Goodwill Industries of Fort Worth
    ITT Technical Institute
    LInebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson, LLP
    Lockheed Martin
    North Central Texas Council of Governments
    Tarrant County College Northeast
    Tarrant County College Northwest
    Tarrant County College South
    Texas Christian University
    Trinity River Authority
    Wells Fargo Advisors