Work-Based Learning Activity Guides Directory

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Guest Speaker

Students/learners listen to a presentation to hear about the speaker’s career, business or organization and industry with a Q&A.

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Career Day

Professionals from different industries share information about their company and job, and the education and skills that are required.

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Career Mentoring

A student/learner is matched one-on-one with an adult professional to explore potential careers and related educational issues.

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Workplace Tour

Students/learners visit a workplace, learn about the business, meet employees, ask questions and observe work in progress.

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Informational Interview

Students/learners formally interview an employer partner about his or her industry, educational and career path, and chosen profession.

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Job Shadowing

A student/learner observes the workday of an employer partner, interacts with his or her clients or customers and attends his or her meetings and other appointments.

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Mock Interview

Students/learners are interviewed by an employer partner as if he/she were being interviewed by an employer for a paid internship or job.

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Workplace Challenge

Small groups of students/learners are engaged in solving a real-world problem or a challenge issued by an employer partner.

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Internship

Students/learners are placed at a worksite to participate in and observe work first hand.

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Work Experience

Students/learners do real work for pay and are held to the same expectations as all employees.

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Apprenticeship

Paid, on-the-job training in a skilled craft or trade and supplemented by related classroom instruction.