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Middle school students shadow workers on the job

Mitchell Volino, Jessica Mercurio and Kayla Torres sit for a book-break while working at Merritt Bookstore in Millbrook. Photo Submitted

MILLBROOK — The Family and Consumer Sciences and Guidance departments at Millbrook Middle School collaborated to provide a golden opportunity to its students recently — the chance to see what the work world is really like.

On Wednesday, April 13, 49 middle school students participated in a job shadowing program. During this program, each student was paired with a professional from one of 15 different partner sites across Dutchess County. The partner sites varied in nature to represent many different career options and interests.

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