Work-Based Learning (WBL) is an education strategy that links classroom instruction to work-related experiences, aims to increase students’ technical skills and knowledge, and helps shape career decision making. WBL is offered on campuses or in community locations and includes explorations, job shadowing, simulations, student-led enterprise, service learning, community classroom or cooperative education, internships, and apprenticeship.
An internship is a county, district, or school-sponsored experience that exposes students to the world of work. It is performed in partnership with local business, industries, or other organizations in the community. Internships provide students opportunities for supervised and specific practice for a future career.
Internships are not:
*Internships may, but are not required to be connected to a CTE pathway course or any course.