School to Work Information
JOB SHADOWING PROGRAM
Students in their junior or senior year may spend part of a day “shadowing” a professional in a career pathway of interest. Through this opportunity to watch, listen, and ask questions, students will learn first-hand the challenges and responsibilities of various occupations. Job Shadowing applications are available online.
A Cooperative Training Program (Co-op) is the final phase of a vocational education sequence in which basic concepts and skills are taught in the classroom, and related training is received in a local business or industry. This program is scheduled in the junior or senior year. Co-op programs allow an eligible student
This state-recognized program combines academic education, occupational instruction, and work-based learning from an employer. Youth apprenticeship provides students with one or two years of professional training and hands-on experience in some of the most promising career areas and technical occupations. Participating employers will interview, select, hire and agree to train students in specific work-site competencies with 450 hours over two semesters and a summer. Two-year apprenticeship graduates require 900 hours of work over four semesters and qualify for