Harry: "This was an opportunity to get the skills I needed."

Harry: "This was an opportunity to get the skills I needed."

Bridge’s Work-Based Learning Program (WLP) is a three month part-time, paid internship to develop essential employment skills in a supportive environment.

Harry currently lives in our Emergency Residence, busy stabilizing his life. He is glad for this part-time opportunity while fielding job interviews.

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Work-Based Learning Program Profile: Ayanna

Work-Based Learning Program Profile: Ayanna

Bridge’s Work-Based Learning Program (WLP) is a three month paid internship to develop essential employment skills in a supportive environment.

Ayanna uses many of the communication skills she learned in the WLP with her new college classmates and professors. Looking back, Ayanna feels the program gave her a great boost of confidence for her upcoming academic and career challenges!

She had a very successful semester, making the Dean’s List with a grade point average of 3.30 or higher! This semester, she continues to take advantage of our College Success Tutoring program while working through a full course load. Inspired by her experience in the WLP, Ayanna has applied for a front-desk role at Urban College.

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Bridge launches Work-Based Learning Program

Bridge’s Work-Based Learning program is a three month paid internship that provides youth participants an opportunity to develop their essential employment skills in a supportive environment.

This experiential model, coupled with real-time coaching, bolsters student persistence in the value of work and discovering their ambition for lifelong learning and skill development.

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