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Work-Based Learning


Work-based learning (WBL) provides candidates with hands-on experience in a place of business.  Work-based learning programs help bridge the gap between learning and doing.  Many businesses have used this process as a "working interview"; the unique offering enables the business and leadership teams to observe the individual(s) first-hand in a real work environment and effectively evaluate their potential.


Serves as a working interview to help your business make the right hiring decisions

A no-cost connection to candidates with no financial or insurance-related liabilities

An opportunity to help under-served families in the area become self-sufficient


Support for your business

  • Work Experience (WEX) - trial work period where the WorkSource Spokane campus serves as the candidate's "employer" for up to 240 hours, paying all of the wages, taxes, and worker's compensation costs
  • Internships and Mentorships - candidates learn directly from businesses about their respective industry and on how to be successful within the role
  • Candidate support services - the WorkSource Spokane campus can assist the candidate with additional hiring costs (i.e. attire, tools, certifications, etc.)
  • Funding is available - through various federal and state workforce grants, the WorkSource Spokane campus will make this unique hiring process simple allowing you to focus on other areas of your business

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