Work-Based Learning (WBL)

Precision Manufacturing and Machining Technology student James Richard “Mac” McDonald of Hernando completed his second semester of Work-Based Learning at Smith and Nephew, Inc. in Memphis while completing his degree.

Precision Manufacturing and Machining Technology student James Richard “Mac” McDonald of Hernando completed his second semester of Work-Based Learning at Smith and Nephew, Inc. in Memphis while completing his degree.

Get paid and get college credit with WBL

Gain the edge that proven work experience ensures by participating in Work-Based Learning (WBL). WBL is designed for students enrolled in a career and technical program and employed in a parallel workplace environment for a minimum of 15 hours per week. In order to receive three semester hours for on-site work, the student must be recommended by the appropriate program instructor and must work a minimum of 135 hours per semester. The work hours and recommendations are verified with the employer by the Work-Based Learning Coordinator.

Contact: Petrecia Williams, Work-Based Learning | 662-562-3341 | pkwilliams@norhwestms.edu