Not only students are applying for work-based learning experiences.
Most people think of internships and other work-based learning opportunities as experiences for students, but this is not true in today’s world of work.
Many employers are hiring experienced professionals as they transition into another career, or return back into the
workforce after a break due to various circumstances. These types of work-based learning opportunities have many different names including
"Returnships," and "Mid-career Internships."
How are "returnships" different from other work-based learning opportunities?
The basic work-based learning opportunity provides practical work experience and develop skills within a desired occupation
or profession. A "returnship" is similar in that it is a temporary work experience within a desired occupation or profession, but
it is specifically geared to help individuals launch back into the workforce. Traditionally employers shied away from job seekers
with employment gaps but things continue to change as they recognize the skills experienced professionals can bring to their
Steps to Getting Hired
Here are some tips for finding the right opportunity and getting the most out of your experience.
Click on the icons below for information about each step in the application process.