WBL = Work-Based Learning

  • career explorationGuest speakers give students a chance to listen to presentations about a career, business, or organization. This prompts them to ask relevant questions as they consider whether it is a field that interests them.

  • Structure

    Guest presentations help students build knowledge about the education and training needed for a particular job, career path, and entry into the industry. The structured activities:

    • Allow students to listen, receive information, and ask questions.
    • Enable students to begin identifying areas of career interest.

    Volunteer Application (required background check)

  • Format

    Three formats deliver unique experiences to students and employers as the activities are organized through:

    • Classroom preparation, including research on the industry and participating businesses;
    • Employer orientation and support; and
    • Reflection on the experience orally and in writing.