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Work Based Learning Coordinator Brian Patterson

and two former students who came to visit from Georiga State! 

North Springs' work based learning program gives students the opportunity to learn by doing through a high quality off campus internship (often paid) or an on campus internship. This year under the full time direction of new WBL Coordinator Brian Patterson, the program has grown to have 173 juniors and seniors, 65 of whom (mostly seniors) are working off campus.

How do students get into WBL?

  • Students must have completed a Career Pathway or have taken or are currently enrolled in an Advanced Placement course.
  • Students must apply if they meet the above criteria.
  • Students must pass interview with Mr. Patterson and then
  • Attend and pass interview with prospective employer

What is the timeline?

  • Complete the application and interview process in February
  • Notified of acceptance in March

Attention Juniors and Seniors in Work Based Learning. 
If you are using WBL for Magnet credit, you MUST fill out this contract and have it signed by Mr. Patterson, Mr. Landreau, and your internship supervisor approving your Magnet credit project. Without this contract, you cannot receive magnet credit. Thank you. Please see Mr. Landreau (A101) if you have you have any questions.


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This new Work Based Learning (WBL) logo says it all - WBL is so valuable because students learn through experience that is relevant, rigorous and focused on readiness for college and career.

Just some of the internships include:

Delta Community Credit Union

The Westin Hotel


Emory Heathcare

Peachtree Orthopedics

Invent Help


Shafritz and Dean

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