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Work Based Learning

Work-Based Learning is career awareness and exploration, work experience, structured training, and/or mentoring at the work site. There are Work-Based Learning activities appropriate for every grade level to support students in developing career awareness, exploring career options, developing appropriate workplace skills, and relating academic skills to real-world applications.

Work-Based Learning provides students with opportunities to study complex subject matter as well as vital workplace skills in a hands-on, "real life" environment. Students have opportunities to apply the knowledge and skills they have acquired in the classroom to tasks performed in the workplace. As students see the connections between their school work and what is required at the work site, they gain an understanding of the importance of learning and are able to make better decisions about their futures.



Teens in the workforce

Some Facts to Consider 


Student Requirements for Internship 

Student must meet the following requirements to participate in the Internship program in Duchesne County School District:

  • Student must be a junior or senior in high school
  • Student must have a valid drivers license
  • Student must meet all graduation requirements (no missing credits)
  • Student is able to confidently state their career goal
  • Student has completed a CTE course related to their career goal or is currently enrolled in a CTE class related to their career goal
  • Student is working towards completing a pathway 

Before a student is enrolled in the program they will be required to submit an application to Michael North to ensure they meet all the requirements. 


Application for spring semester.

Applications for Spring Semester must be submitted by December 14th. 



Job Shadows

Signing up for a job shadow is easy as 1,2,3!  Visit the Job Shadow Reference Page by clicking the read more button below to sign up for a job shadow. 

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    Request a student intern here

Internships extend formal classroom learning into the community. If you would like to join the      Work-Based Learning program as a community partner please complete the form below:


If you have any questions regarding the requirements of the employer please contact Michael North. 



Michael North
Work-Based Learning Coordinator 

Hadlee Peterson
Work-Based Learning Aide 


By Hadlee Christene Meacham

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