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Diversity- Use It or Lose It

Suggested Grade Level

Grade

11

Approximate Time Needed

Minutes

Varies

Resources

Instructions

Use It or Lose It is both a summary and an assessment. Complete the worksheet and think about about the following questions:

  1. What are the biggest barriers to creating a successful, diverse workforce?
  2. What can you as an individual do to respect diversity at your internship? What can you do to get support at the workplace if you find yourself uncomfortable because of how someone is responding to your culture or your youth?
Teacher Notes

This lesson should come after Mis-Education and Education Cycle and Practice Your Workplace Diversity Skills.

Assessment Notes

Completion of Diversity-Use It or Lose It handout

Return to Career Readiness
Additional lessons in During the Internship- Workplace Diversity

Diversity in the World of Work Research Assignment

This activity introduces students to multilingual skills and cultural knowledge and the practice of workplace diversity skills.

Diversity in the World of Work - Reflection

This activity gives students an opportunity to reflect on their internship experiences and the key takeaways from related lessons, such as what skills, techniques, and concepts can be applied to college and future work.