Work Based-Learning is a practice that takes a learning-by-doing approach wherein students are active participants in their own educational development. This method encourages students to investigate real world issues and develop practical solutions in order to inspire change. Students in the Academy of Medical Sciences must complete the following Work-Based Learning Activities over their four years of high school, in order to receive their Academy cord at graduation:
School Wide Activities
9th Grade Career Day
Students in all academies listen to a panel of speakers to understand about careers in Arts and Entertainment, Medical Science, and Engineering.
10th Grade Speed Interview
Students in the 10th grade participate in Speed Interviewing, where they practice interviewing skills. Students attend workshops all day to practice interviewing skills, write resumes, research colleges, and discuss professionalism.
11th Grade Bootcamp
Students in the 11th grade attend an Internship Bootcamp. Students hear from college students rewrite their resume to prepare for internships, understand how to apply to college, and practice professionalism.
12th Grade Skills Day
Students in the 12th grade prepare a school wide event teaching other students skills such as suturing, athletic taping, hands - only CPR, and mental health practices.