We know that one of the most effective ways to prepare students for jobs is to give them real world experience. Work-based learning is a strategy that combines skill development with real world training opportunities. Apprenticeships and other work-based learning activities create opportunities for youth and adults to develop the skills needed to succeed.
Job Shadows provide student with a glimpse into the day to day of a given career. They are essential for any career exploration, and provide students with valuable insights regarding the career path they might be interested in. A job shadow typically last around four hours, in which a student observes an employee perform their daily work tasks. Job Shadows provide realistic information about a given career, with the aim of helping students in making decisions about their future careers.