CAREER EXPOSURE: Brings students to workplaces for short periods of time with the goal of gaining introductory information about industries, associated occupations and a variety of post-secondary options aligned with careers of interest. Models for high school students include job shadows, company tours, mentoring, simulations and informational interviews.
CAREER ENGAGEMENT: Provides students with extended opportunities to increase their knowledge of an identified field of interest and gain employability skills and some entry-level technical knowledge or skills. Models for high school students include internships, pre-apprenticeships, apprenticeship readiness and service learning.
CAREER EXPERIENCE: Engages students as paid workers to gain specific skills — in conjunction with related classroom or lab instruction, which may include opportunities to earn college credit — in a particular industry or occupation. Models for high school students include youth apprenticeship.
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