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Work-based Learning Experiences

All JVS students may have a work-based learning experience before graduation.

These experiences are customized for each program. Work-based learning experiences are usually unpaid and generally short in duration. They are designed to let students improve the skills they've learned in the vocational lab and acquire new skills specific to the worksite. As part of the experience, students will be asked to share the new skills or experience they've had with their classmates. A work-based learning experience allows an employer to assess a student's abilities, work ethic and may lead to employment.

Possible work-based learning experiences include but are not limited to:

  • Working Interview
  • Short Work Experience
  • Career Fair
  • Workplace Tour
  • Project-Based Learning Experience
  • Community Service/Service Project

Although work-based learning experiences are considered excused time off from school, students are responsible for completing all missed work.