Connecting Students
and Industry

Work-Based Learning (WBL) connects students and industry to engage in work experiences. These experiences bridge academic, technical, and employability skill development to help students become college, career, and life ready, and to help businesses grow their future workforce.

Work-Based Learning Guides

Work-Based Learning Resources

You can directly access all WBL resources and materials (agreements, training plans, etc.) through the virtual WBL guides or on the Resources page.

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Diagram showing the three phases of WBL, work-based learning. 1. Explore careers and interests. 2. Engage in career development activities. 3. Experience firsthand learning through business and industry placement.

In partnership with

South Dakota Department of Education. Learning. Leadership. Service
South Dakota Department of Labor & Regulation