The Workplace Learning Committee is a sub-committee of the Business Education Advisory Council (BEAC), which is a Committee of the Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce. Our mission is to provide 250 high school students with opportunities to gain valuable hands-on work experience in local businesses within the metro Augusta area. This committee serves as an advocate for public education by helping to ensure a superior and competitive future workforce.

Goals and Business Benefits

The Workplace Learning Initiative (Students2Work) will support the Richmond County School System’s vision: to create a world-class, globally competitive
school system where all students will graduate and are college/career ready. Our internships will:


Improve student achievement and school attendance
Reduce discipline-related issues
Develop next-generation leaders
Enable students to explore career options
Provide networking opportunities
Guide career paths
Enhance resume
Provide mentors

Business Benefits

Enhance recruitment
Gain fresh ideas
Meet organization needs
Develop future workforce
Increase company profile
Strengthen community awareness of the company’s brand
Help students become employable and better citizens