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Future South San HS Seniors earning more than money at Port San Antonio Internships

The future looks bright for several future South San High School Seniors who are taking part in a Port San Antonio paid summer internship on the 1,900-acre technology campus.
The neighboring Port is home to more than 80 employers and 13,000 workers in advanced fields that include aerospace, cybersecurity, manufacturing, and applied technologies.
The students will be employed in the Port program for six weeks, and are paired with different departments based on their interests.
Cybersecurity is something that really interests me,” said South San Antonio High School intern Analeisa Mejia, who is supporting the Port’s information technology department. “Already, we’ve helped build and program several new computers for the team.”
In addition to learning Cybersecurity processes, Mejia along with fellow Bobcat Jose Loera will also work towards certifications in IT and software applications.
“Educating our young people is a team effort that requires families, schools and the larger community to work together,” said South San Antonio ISD Superintendent Dr. Alexandro Flores. “We’re very pleased to have the Port as a neighbor and partner in this effort—providing our students with hands-on experience this summer that will also help them focus on their future plans during their last year of high school.”

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