Engage your future workforce through a variety of career-based learning experiences. YourFuture TwinWest will allow businesses, students and educators to connect, communicate and collaborate in short-term and longer-term experiences. Get involved by linking your company logo, sharing your company story and posting opportunities that fit your schedule.
Andrea Ferstan, VP of Talent & Workforce
(763) 450-2224, firstname.lastname@example.org
Student Career-based Learning Experiences
30 minutes - 1 hour
Afford a student a 30 minute constructive interview to learn about a chosen career and ask one-on-one questions.
3 - 4 hours
Allow students to visit a business professional on-site to observe a typical day – approximately three to four hours. Job shadows provide students with a glimpse into the life of a chosen career.
Provide a student with a 30 minute constructive interview experience. Typically better suited for senior-level students.
Provide students with a hands-on learning, either paid or unpaid, experience in a work environment. Internships are typically supervised by the school and traditionally are setup for several weeks, such as a semester or summer break.
Provide volunteer opportunities for students to learn more about various careers or businesses.
HIGH SCHOOL PART-TIME EMPLOYMENT
Paid employment opportunities are available for students looking to earn money while in school or during breaks. Part-time employment opportunities provide students with daily life experience in a specific industry. Work permits are required for students under the age of 18.
Educator Career-based Learning Experiences
CLASSROOM GUEST INSTRUCTOR
1 - 2 hours
Business professionals bring their knowledge, as the content expert, to the classroom.
ON-SITE COMPANY TOURS & EVENTS
1 - 4 hours, Varies
Provide a meaningful and engaging tour of your facility so students get a hands-on visit with a business.
COMPANY TEAM PROJECTS
Provide projects that meet business needs for a team of students to complete.
CAREER EXPO PARTICIPATION
Participate in an organized career expo by having a booth and meeting students that are exploring their career options.
TEACHER IN THE WORKPLACE
Teachers immerse into four different area companies within an industry (i.e. healthcare, manufacturing, finance) for two weeks each summer. The instructors learn how to better align coursework with the job and career skills needed in the TwinWest area.