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Work-Based Learning


Meaningful learning happens beyond the physical boundaries of school. Students are better prepared for the working world when they engage in meaningful experiences that include direct interaction with professionals from industry and the community. Our internships, work-study options, and entrepreneurship sequence promote learning about work, learning through work, and learning at work.

All students explore their strengths and passions through real-world learning.

Work-based learning is a continuum of activities that occur, in part or in whole, in the workplace, providing the learner with hands-on, real world experience. The Academy collaborates with a wide range of community partners to place 50+ students each semester in engaging settings intended to provide meaningful context to apply their immediate classroom learning as well as prepare them for life after graduation. 

All high school students create personalized 4-year academic, elective, and extracurricular Pathways Plans with an eye on exploring their current passions as well as working to identify new ones. An important part of these pathways is the opportunity to participate in high quality career exploration through a robust Work-Based Learning Program.

Check out our amazing student videos below to learn more.


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