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Work Experience and Internships


A structured learning experience that integrates work site experiences with classroom instruction. Through work-based learning, students gain employability and occupational skills while applying and advancing their knowledge in an academic areas.


Job Shadowing—a one-time, half day career awareness activity

  • A student spends time one-on-one with an employee observing daily activities and asking questions about the job and workplace.
  • Provides a student with an opportunity to ask questions about the job, the company, and the career field or pathway; to tour the company; and if possible, to engage in a hands-on activity.
  • Work-place field trips, "on-line" virtual job shadowing, and a library of career videos are also available to students.

  • Internship Programs

  • Internships provide a chance to Junior and Senior students to explore the day-to-day work involved in a specific career.
  • Students earn school credit, a grade on their transcripts, and the opportunity to advance knowledge and skills while spending 90 hours per semester in a business environment related to their educational/ career plans. Internship Form: This is the internship form (Click Here)

  • Cooperative Occupational Education—Work Experience

  • Junior and Senior students with diverse employment positions earn pass/fail credit for the minimum of 120 documented hours of work experience each semester.
  • Students are encouraged to seek entry-level jobs in a field related to their academic or occupational objectives.
  • A forum is available to discuss work-place issues such as communication, work habits, attitude, ethics, conflict management, motivation, and problem solving
  • Contact the following office for additional information.

    U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR OFFICE OF APPRENTICESHIP TRAINING, EMPLOYER AND LABOR SERVICES (OATELS): http://www.doleta.gov/atels_bat/


    NEVADA STATE APPRENTICESHIP COUNCIL
    Lleta Brown, Apprenticeship Training Representative
    555 E. Washington Ave., Suite 4100
    Las Vegas, NV 89101
    Telephone: 702.486.2738
    Fax: 702.486.2660
    http://www.laborcommissioner.com/sac/sac.html


    STATE OF NEVADA DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS & INDUSTRY OFFICE OF THE LABOR COMMISSIONER
    http://www.laborcommissioner.com/


    Las Vegas
    Office of the Labor Commissioner
    555 E. Washington Ave., Suite 4100
    Las Vegas, NV 89101-1050
    Phone: 702.486.2650
    Fax: 702.486.2660


    Carson City
    Office of the Labor Commissioner
    675 Fairview Drive Suite 226
    Carson City, NV 89706
    Phone: 775.687.4850
    Fax: 775.687.6409


    THE UNION BUILDING APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMS
    Western Apprenticeship Coordinators Association North
    4635 Longley Lane, STE 108
    Reno, NV 89502
    Phone: 775.825.6866
    Toll-free: 1.888.733.9222
    E-mail: info@buildingtradejobs.org
    http://buildingtradejobs.org


    Western Apprenticeship Coordinators Association South
    Electrical JATC For Southern Nevada
    620 Leigon Way, Las Vegas, Nevada 89110
    E-mail: JATCOffice@earthlink.net
    www.earnwhileyoulearn.org/navigation_bar/frameset.html


    CONTACT THE NON-UNION BUILDING APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMS AT:
    Associated Builders and Contractors Sierra Nevada Chapter:
    740 Freeport Blvd, STE 101
    Sparks, NV 89431
    Phone: 775.358.7888
    http://www.abcsierranv.org


    Associated Builders and Contractors Southern Nevada
    5070 Arville, STE 4
    Las Vegas, NV 89118
    Phone: 702.227.0536
    http://www.abcsouthnv.org

    Internship Form This is the internship form Click Here