A career pathway where individuals can earn pay while learning a specific trade, skill, competency or profession with the assistance of knowledgeable practitioners.
*450 - 2000 hours, can be Registered or Industry-Recognized Apprenticeship Programs
Hands on experience in a clinical setting with direct patient care rather than theoretical or lab studies.
*10 - 60 hours, embedded or assigned as part of a course or program with faculty supervision
Provides academic credit for structured, full-time job experience while maintaining full-time student status.
*Full-time work during a 6 month period
A short-term experience with a working professional to observe and get a preview of the day-to-day activities.
*40 - 120 hours, can be completed over a series of weeks
Combines course content with "real world" application through observations, interactions, and hands-on activities.
*20 - 40 hours, depending on the program/course
Integrates “knowledge and theory learned in the classroom with practical application and skills development in a professional setting”, as defined by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE).
*80 hours/credit-hour within 16-week semester (credit bearing) or 10 - 40 hours/week, during semester or summer (paid/unpaid)
An opportunity where one can learn about a particular occupation or profession to see if it might be suitable for them by seeking advice from a working professional.
*4 - 8 hours per experience, can include career interviews
Practical training under the supervision of an expert or specialist embedded within the course/program and require faculty approval.
*10 - 100 hours over a 16-week semester
Project based learning, where students work closely with faculty (collaborators) to find facts in an organized way or to make a new contribution to generalizable knowledge.
*6 - 8 weeks over summer, or within a 16-week semester/course
Involves students in a wide range of experiences, which benefit others and the community, while also advancing the goals of a given curriculum; includes reflection.
*4 - 100 hours dependent on if a one-time event, in-class module, or Independent Study for credit
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