For Fellows (Students)
If you are a student who is nominated to become a Harbor Freight Fellow:
You will receive an email with a link to submit an application
Complete the application with your Advisor’s help
Once an application is submitted it will be evaluated, and you will be notified by email that you are either accepted, declined or deferred
If accepted you will receive an e-mail with links to submit the following forms:
W-9 – we cannot release a check without this
Media Release – allows us to place photos, videos etc on our website
Fellowship Agreement (to be completed once a Mentor is identified)
ImBlaze enrollment – Big Picture’s internship management platform
All the above must be completed before the 120 hours of the Fellowship can begin.
Finding A Mentor
You should work with the Advisor to find an appropriate Mentor. A Mentor may be a known contact to your Advisor, school community, or within your own personal network. A Mentor may also be someone you and Advisor are meeting for the first time.
Set-Up Meeting and Fellowship Agreement
The Fellow, Advisor, and Mentor meet in person or virtually to discuss the terms of the Fellowship and complete the Fellowship Agreement. At this meeting, the Harbor Freight Fellowship Agreement is used to set goals, expectations and exchange logistics (e.g., scheduling and means for communication).
ImBlaze Student App
Use the ImBlaze App to record each day’s attendance at the Fellowship site, and to track progress. ImBlaze logs hours and captures real-time data on student goals, learning, and interest in the Fellowship.
For help with ImBlaze, contact:
Wrap-Up and Reflect
Please complete the Post Fellowship Survey upon completion of the Fellowship A presentation including a formal reflection on the experience, a celebration, and sharing gratitude are all encouraged. Scholarships and stipends will be distributed upon the receipt of final documentation for the Fellowship.
Reflections from Fellows*:
· “I have improved myself personally, mentally, and physically…. I have noticed that my daily habits have changed, and I have been getting more positive results than I did in the past.”
· “My interest for the trade has only gotten stronger since I started [the fellowship].”
· “I have met so many different people such as customers, other local business employers.”