SV WBL program

Take an active role in helping students discover their possibilities!

In cooperation with the Greater Irondale Chamber of Commerce and its Presidents Circle, Shades Valley High School is seeking business and industry partners to offer high school students paid apprenticeships, unpaid internships, and job shadowing opportunities that will give them valuable, real world experience in a variety of fields.

Areas of student interest include, but are not limited to:


Students are matched with potential placements based on an application process and teacher recommendation.  In order for students to earn high school credit, they must work 140 hours (paid or unpaid) during the semester.

If you are interested in more information for the fall semester – or even this summer – contact Chris Shaw, Work-Based Learning Coordinator and Finance Academy Director at 205-379-5350 or email