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 2018?
    VITAL LINK will take place on June 11 - 15 and June 18 - 22. 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 2017 Host Businesses and Organizations!

    • TCC-Northwest, South and Northeast
    • Balfour Beatty Construction
    • Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce
    • Linebarger Goggan Blair and Sampson, LLP
    • Cook Children’s Medical Center
    • Multatech
    • Bass Hall
    • City of Benbrook
    • City of Fort Worth Parks & Community Services
    • North Central Texas Council of Governments
    • Lockheed Martin Aeronautics
    • Univision
    • Wells Fargo Advisors
    • Exelon
    • Goodwill Industries of Fort Worth
    • TCU
    • Fort Worth Nissan
    • EECU
    • Fidelity Investments
    • Trinity River Authority