Poudre School District (PSD) has a robust work-based learning program that offers Poudre and Thompson School Districts’ high school students internships, apprenticeships, capstone projects, and paid part-time work experience with a variety of community partners. Colorado State University is an ideal community partner for PSD’s work-based learning program and strengthens the CSU-PSD partnership.
PSD uses the platform Xello, an award-winning online program for college and career readiness. PSD has incorporated work-based learning into their future-readiness curriculum in Xello, allowing high school students to see local company profiles and opportunities. Interested CSU employees can create an account on Xello to post and manage their work-based learning opportunities and connect with students.
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Get started by creating an account on Xello – the online platform used by PSD
Work-Based Learning Options With Poudre School District
PSD has a wide variety of work-based learning options available to employers, including internships, apprenticeships, capstone projects, and paid part-time work. PSD’s Work-Based Learning website details each of these options. The STEM Center has also created a website with work-based learning information specific to CSU faculty & staff.
There are numerous CSU faculty and staff in a variety of disciplines that provide work-based learning opportunities to high schoolers. Read about their work and the types of opportunities they have provided for students.
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