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Link Work & Learning

Offer work-based learning opportunities or career-readiness activities for Durham youth


Provide financial support for Made in Durham community partners and initiatives


Meredythe Holmes
Executive Director

White Paper

Work-based Learning: Keeping Our Youth on Track


Examples of Work-based Learning

  • Internships and Summer Jobs
  • Company Tours
  • Job Shadowing
  • Mock Interviews
  • Job Fairs
  • Employer Classroom Presentations and Co-Teaching

Examples of Career-readiness Activities

  • Resume writing
  • Interviewing for jobs
  • Choosing a career path
  • Financial literacy
  • Soft skills for work

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