work-study program

work-study program
an educational plan in which students alternate between paid employment and formal study (Freq. 1)

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: a high school or college student's program so planned as to allow for work experience

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/werrk"stud"ee, -stud'ee/
a program enabling high-school or college students to combine academic work with actual job experience.

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noun, pl ⋯ -grams [count]
US : a program that gives high school or college students the opportunity to work in a particular field in order to gain experience

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