Work-and-Learn Guidebook

Securing the right person for the right job at the right time is critical for employers operating in a highly competitive, innovation-driven global economy.

Work-and-learn models integrate structured education and training with the world of work, which includes career exploration, job exposure, internships and full-time employment. These programs allow employers to help students and workers gain and demonstrate necessary “hands-on” skills, competencies and other common employability skills (e.g., teamwork and dependability) that are necessary for workplace success.

Work-and-Learn in Action: Successful Strategies for Employers highlights 15 real-life models, providing a blueprint to help companies implement similar strategies that improve workforce recruitment, training and advancement.