U.S. Department of Labor Blog
One year into a three-year bricklaying apprenticeship, Emily Williams is building a solid foundation for her future.
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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.
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.
Reflecting on the anniversary of the ADA, Secretary Acosta affirms the Department's commitment to ensuring more Americans with disabilities experience the independence, pride, and community that come with having a job.
Working his way through college and struggling to make ends meet, Cameron Meyer found a new path with an apprenticeship.
An apprenticeship changed the lives of Charina Canete and her family.
Apprenticeship guided Mike Brown away from the dead-end streets.
An Air Force veteran’s passion clears a path to success.