CTE » Work-Based Learning

Work-Based Learning

Work-based learning are activities that help students make informed choices, plan their educational pathway and provide real world experiences. WBL will help students take actionable steps after high school. One of the CTE Endorsement Requirements is Work-Based Learning Experience (54 HOURS)

Students will earn WBL hours through:

  1. Authentic workplace experiences & classroom training
  2. College and career-readiness activities. 
  3. Guest Speakers, career days, career mentoring
  4. Workplace tours, Informational Interviews, job shadowing
  5. Mock interviews, workplace challenges, 
  6. Internships and work experiences

Students must register and have a complete account in Career Pathway Portal (CPP)

Complete the Student Employment Verification (applicable only for DOE-paid internships)

Complete and electronically sign the student application via the Student Participant Portal 

Students can only begin participating in a paid internship experience after they receive enrollment confirmation email from SIMS.

Students must participate for a minimum of 60 hours to keep aligned with NYSED WBL standard

Sign training plans via the Student Participant Portal


Students at BAHS participate in:

  • College and career-readiness activities
  • Guest Speakers, Career Days, Career Mentoring
  • Workplace Tours, Informational Interviews, Job Shadowing
  • Internships and workplace challenges experience through our partners and CTE