Work Based Learning Opportunities
A group of students and learners listen to a presentation to learn about the speaker’s organization, careers and industry and ask questions to help them consider whether they might like to pursue an opportunity in the industry.
Business partners from a variety of companies come together at a school to share information about their company, their job and the education and skills required for success in careers in the industry.
A student and learner is matched one-on-one or in small groups with an adult professional to explore potential careers and related educational issues.
Small groups of students and learners visit a workplace, learn about the business, meet employees, ask questions and observe work in progress. Teachers and faculty also benefit from exposure to the workplace.
A student and learner is paired with an employee of a host company and follows that employee during much of a regular workday.
Students and learners are paired one-on-one with a business partner who interviews them as if he/she were being interviewed by an employer for a paid internship or job.
Small groups of students and learners (four to six per team) are engaged in a problem-solving exercise issued by an employer in consultation with a teacher or faculty member.
A student and learner has the opportunity to learn by doing real work and being productively engaged in the workplace. Students may work individually, in teams, work on a project, or rotate through a number of departments and job functions.
An opportunity for a student and learner to develop and demonstrate professional and occupational skills by addressing a core business function and doing productive work with an employer.