work-study program

work-study program
noun Date: 1946 a program planned to give high school or college students work experience

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Work for the Dole — is an Australian federal government program that is a form of workfare, work based welfare. It was first permanently enacted in 1998, having been trialed in 1997.It is one means by which job seekers can satisfy their mutual obligation… …   Wikipedia

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