Work-Based Learning Activity Guides Directory Guest Speaker Students/learners listen to a presentation to hear about the speaker’s career, business or organization and industry with a Q&A. Career Day Professionals from different industries share information about their company and job, and the education and skills that are required. Career Mentoring A student/learner is matched one-on-one with an adult professional to explore potential careers and related educational issues. Workplace Tour Students/learners visit a workplace, learn about the business, meet employees, ask questions and observe work in progress. Informational Interview Students/learners formally interview an employer partner about his or her industry, educational and career path, and chosen profession. 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. 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. Workplace Challenge Small groups of students/learners are engaged in solving a real-world problem or a challenge issued by an employer partner. Internship Students/learners are placed at a worksite to participate in and observe work first hand. Work Experience Students/learners do real work for pay and are held to the same expectations as all employees. Apprenticeship Paid, on-the-job training in a skilled craft or trade and supplemented by related classroom instruction.