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  • Work-based Learning

    Work-based Learning (WBL) integrates classroom study with hands-on experience.  There are three types of WBL programs offered at the College: 

    • Cooperative Work Experiences: paid, typically one semester
    • Internships: non-paid, typically one semester
    • Apprenticeships: paid, typically several semesters

    Credit students must have at least a 2.5 grade point average and twelve completed curriculum credits from York Technical College in order to qualify for WBL.

    Continuing Education students must complete the entire program of study in order to qualify for WBL.

  • WORK-BASED LEARNING FOR EMPLOYERS

    The Employer Guidebook to Work-based Learning contains valuable information about the program. Please read though the Guidebook to answer any questions that you may have about co-ops, internships, and apprenticeships.

    For-profit employers, please view the link to ensure non-paid internships meet all 6 criteria as outlined by the Department of Labor's Fair Labor Standards Act.  http://www.dol.gov/whd/regs/compliance/whdfs71.htm

    WORK-BASED LEARNING FOR INSTRUCTORS

    The Instructor Guidebook to Work-based Learning contains valuable information about the program. Please read through the Guidebook to answer any questions that you may have about co-ops, internships, and apprenticeships.

    WORK-BASED LEARNING FOR STUDENTS

    The Student Guidebook to Work-based Learning contains valuable information about the program. Please read through the Guidebook to answer any questions that you may have about co-ops, internships, and apprenticeships. 

    To apply:

    • Print and complete the Application, Information Release Authorization, and the Student Agreement. 
    • Return to Career Resources. 
      Click here for the forms