How can Work-based Learning benefit my child?

2011-2012 Data Points

 

Job Shadows

(567)                  

 

Internships

(210)

Formed a connection between HS/World of Work    
76% 80%
Impacted choice of HS classes                                           
51%                                                        58%
Influenced selection of career field        
82%                                                        89%
Helped select college major                                   
72%                                                        84%
Increased awareness of local career opportunities          
87% 82%
Positively influenced decision to live and work in Iowa                                   
67%                                                        70%

 

How Can My Child Be Involved?

  • High School Programs

Internships / Practicums
Job Shadows
Business Etiquette / Mock Interviews
Career Class Speakers
Career Fairs
View our Student Video
List of School Presentation Dates

How Can I Be Involved?