Narre Warren students have taken a first-hand look at the "world of work" inside the Victorian employment department.
The Fountain Gate Secondary College students visit was pan of non-profit group Doxa's University Pathways Program which targets students in "disadvantaged" outer-Melbourne areas to help them get into the job market.
The visit to Melbourne's CBD included a workshop as well as a tour of the Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources.
Doxa chief executive Stephen Silk said students gained insight into the government workforce and life after high school.
"The program allows participating students to begin 10 explore the world of work. The workshop also allows students to gain confidence in their personal and communication skills to help them realise their potential and achieve personal greamess."