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After life threw her a curve ball, Josie Johnson needed a new job to support her three children. An opportunity to apprentice in the roofing industry boosted her confidence and set her on a path to economic security.
Oleta Crain, a former regional administrator of the Department’s Women’s Bureau, was one of three African American women to serve as an officer in World War II.
Brad Tudor is learning new skills, with an eye on his career. “Ultimately, this will help to provide a better future for my family,” he says.
A pipefitting/welding apprenticeship has launched a new career for Ginger Pike, who says she has gained confidence in herself and no longer has to work two or three jobs to make ends meet.
An apprenticeship has helped Alyssa Culver turn a passion for cars into a promising career path.
Army veteran Keith Westler is fulfilling a lifelong career goal by working as a pediatric nurse, thanks to support from his local American Job Center.
The Workforce Recruitment Program serves as a pipeline to connect employers and qualified employees.
Andres initially struggled to find a civilian career after leaving the Army. Today, he has found his calling helping other veterans overcome barriers to employment.
Pursuing an apprenticeship was the best decision I have ever made,” said Regina, who completed a machining apprenticeship in her 30s.
As 2017 draws to a close, we’re looking back at some of our most popular blog posts from the past year. Have you read them?