U.S. Department of Labor Blog
An apprenticeship got Lynnard on track for a rewarding machinist career. Today he gives back by sharing his skills with students.
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Hoang Phan is earning a salary, learning new skills, and working his way toward a new career.
Mykelsy was determined to get a college degree but needed to work to support herself and her family. Then she found a way to earn and learn.
One year into a three-year bricklaying apprenticeship, Emily Williams is building a solid foundation for her future.
At 22, this third-year apprentice electrician already owns her own home, and is an example of the benefits available to young women who pursue career opportunities in the skilled trades.
Philadelphia natives Clay and Amber are looking forward to a bright professional future, thanks to an apprenticeship program.
After completing an apprenticeship at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery, Maine, Matt Maher has found a new career and pride in his work.
Apprenticeships involve training toward a specific professional role and a promise to achieve that role and a career path at the end.
Apprenticeship and workplace-based training is an “earn while you learn” system that offers young people the chance to learn from experienced instructors.
Apprenticeships have played an important role throughout our nation’s history, building and shaping the structures of our communities, and strengthening our economy.