Work-Based Learning Opportunities listed on this site can only be accessed through an EDUCATOR MEMBER.
Not all work-based learning (WBL) experiences are paid. You may receive a small wage or stipend for participating in some internships, apprenticeships and cooperatives, but it depends on your program and employer.
• Job-shadowing: you must be at least 14 years of age.
• Internships and some apprenticeships: you must be at least 16 years of age.
• Cooperative education: you must be at least 18 years of age.
There are a variety of laws and guidelines governing the employment of minors in the State of North Carolina.