Jobs for the Future Releases Two Research Briefs on Youth Access to Work-Based Learning

Jobs for the Future (JFF) has released the research brief, Not As Hard As You Think: Engaging High School Students in Work-Based Learning, to dispel misperceptions of perceived barriers to young adult’s access to workplaces.  The brief highlights the successes of employers who have opened their doors to high school students through the Pathways to Prosperity Network.  These case studies highlight the ways that employers have managed the logistics of work-based learning, and highlights the benefits for employers.

What Employers Need to Know: Frequently Asked Questions about High School Students in Workplaces is a second brief from JFF, which provides answers to frequently asked questions about the logistics of access to workplaces for students under the age of 18.