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    How does participating in a Structured Learning Experience benefit students?

    Students who participate in structured learning experiences can benefit by having the opportunity to: 

    • Identify career interests, skills, and abilities
    • Explore career goals
    • Identify on-the-job support needs
    • Develop employability skills
    • Develop good work habits
    • Build Self-esteem and self confidence
    • Gain an understanding of employer expectations
    • Develop an understanding of the link between academics and work
    • Gain valuable work experience
    • Develop an understanding of the workplace
    • Develop an understanding of earning a paycheck
    • Learn responsibility related to workplace
    • Develop a resume
    • Comply with expectations for job performance, behavior, and social interactions
    • Learn to communicate needs and use support strategies
    • Follow-through on work commitments
    • Follow workplace guidelines and procedures
    • Learn to show respect to coworkers and be responsible 
    • Learn as much as possible about the work environment and the job
    • Reflect on the experience
    • Work towards developing individual career goals