Connections Beyond the Classroom
Intern. Interview. Shadow. Get a taste of a career.
Connections Beyond the Classroom (CBC) provides programs that bring students and young alumni together with current and alumni Menlo parents to provide meaningful exposure to career, community service, and academic options.
CBC also supports Menlo faculty with parent and alumni expertise to contribute to the faculty curriculum. All CBC programs are designed in partnership with Menlo’s faculty and administration.
Students and Young Alumni
- NOTE: You may be asked to setup a login (follow the steps on the login menu).
- Interested in a certain career? Join the CBC Student Group to view the latest news on CBC programs, update your current interests, and explore opportunities at CBC on MyMenlo.
- Listings of currently available CBC Internships and Shadows are updated starting in late fall and all throughout the school year.
- Looking for resources for your PACT or Senior Project? To find professional mentors, visit the CBC Resource Database on MyMenlo.
Internships or shadow days may last one day, a few weeks, throughout the summer or even during the school year. Ask some upperclassmen about their summer internship experiences. Many have had great internships or shadow days over the last few summers.
CBC can help connect you to parent professional resources for programs like Senior Projects, PACT, and M-BEST and also help you find classroom guest speakers.
Search the CBC Resource Database on MyMenlo to look for volunteer professionals to support your in-class program or activities beyond the classroom.
You can also be a sponsor or referral for any internships or shadow opportunities. Use Manage Internships to add interesting career opportunities for our students and young alumni.
Visit the CBC Parents webpage to learn more about how you can help.
- Share with students what it’s like to work in your professional field or career by signing up to be a CBC Resource.
- Sponsor an internship or host shadow days for Menlo students and/or young alumni