How students explore local opportunities

userEducator & WBL Admin Xello productXello 6-12 Time2 minutes

From the Explore page, students click on Opportunities to check out what's available and request the ones they're interested in.

How students explore local Opportunities:

  1. On the Explore page, they click Opportunities.
    Cursor clicking on Let's Go in Opportunities
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    • Students may also arrive at the Opportunities page from a Company profile by clicking the opportunity under Get experience.
      Cursor clicking on Let's Go in Opportunities
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  2. They search the list of opportunities by company or opportunity name, or scroll through the list.
    • If they've completed Matchmaker or have saved a career cluster, they'll see some opportunities tagged as a Match.
  3. Students can also narrow and sort the list by clicking Filters. Filter types available are:
    • Opportunity type
    • Compensation
    • Duration (min and max hours)
    • Career cluster
    • Location
    • Available filters for students in Opportunities
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      Available filters for students in Opportunities
  4. They click an Opportunity to see the description, view the Company profile, and Similar Opportunities.
    Available filters for students in Opportunities
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    Available filters for students in Opportunities
  5. If they're interested in the Opportunity, they click Request.
TipTip: To help introduce Xello's WBL to your students, download and distribute this one-page handout for students new tab

How students access an active Opportunity

If students have an active opportunity they're in the process of completing, they can access its profile by the banner at the top of the Explore Opportunities page.

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Additional resources

  • pdfPDF
    PDFIntroduction to WBL in Xello
  • short videoShort Video
    Short VideoAbout Work-Based Learning in Xello
  • pdfPDF
    PDFOpportunity Coordinator Guide
  • pdfPDF
    PDFEducator's Guide to Opportunities