Work-Based Learning

Work-Based Learning Program

Student Information

This Work-Based Learning Program (WBL) provides you with the opportunity to translate classroom theories into practical applications on the job.

Work-based learning credit on your transcript tells your future employers that not only did you perform to the specifications of your WBL employer, but that you also met LCCC's standards of performance.

YOUR FIRST STEP IN CAREER SUCCESS
The work world is in a state of almost revolutionary change. LCCC's goal is to help our students and grads become top notch job candidates who are more than up to the challenges of the digital work place.  To succeed, it helps if you think of your work not as a job, but as a career - a career that you are responsible for managing.  To do this, you need to keep your skills sharp and know how to navigate in the world of business and industry. Work-based learning is an important early-career step where you can sharpen career skills and knowledge, your interpersonal skills, and professional work habits.

BENEFITS OF WORK-BASED LEARNING

  • Sharpen the skills that employers value
  • Apply your classroom learning in the workplace
  • Increase your self-confidence / interpersonal skills
  • Make valuable contacts in the field
  • Gain experience that looks good on résumés
  • Obtain an entry on your transcript which will show you have experience in your field
  • Gain insights helpful in your career and academic planning and
  • Earn money to help with your college expenses (if it is a paid WBL experience)

WORK-BASED LEARNING FORMS


Announcements

15 to Finish: Add a Late-Start Class Today

Take at least 15 credit hours per semester and you'll be closer to graduation and closer to your career. There’s still time to add a class to your schedule. Late-start courses begin March 23.
   
Click here to see the short-term class schedule and to register.

Use Caution in Parking Lots

Workers are replacing the light fixtures on campus roads and parking lots. Some roadways and parking spaces will blocked off during this time. Please be very careful and slow down.

MyTuition Guarantee

LCCC students now have the opportunity to participate in the MyTuition Guarantee. This new program holds tuition and fee rates for students registering in fall 2014, spring 2015, or fall 2015 for up to three years or until the completion of a degree, whichever comes first.
  
Click here to learn more and to complete the Completion Pledge. 

MyUniversity

Students can save up to 80 percent on the cost of a traditional college degree. Learn more at www.lorainccc.edu/myuniversity.

Financial Aid Filing Fairs

LCCC will offer free help for anyone filing a FAFSA form - regardless of the college they plan to attend - at a series of Financial Aid Filing Fairs held in February and March. Click here for details and to register online.

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MBA Program Begins in Fall 2015

Beginning in fall 2015, Youngstown State University’s Williamson College of Business Administration will offer a master’s of business administration degree through the University Partnership. Learn more.