High School Apprenticeship Programs
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HIGH SCHOOL APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMS IN ACTION
Apprenticeship programs for high school students combine academic and technical classroom instruction with work experience. Explore how youth apprentices and employers in communities across the country have benefited.
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Discover the wide range of industries where programs are available
Learn how high school students are gaining experience through apprenticeship
Apprenticeships are providing high school students with the skills they need
Youth apprenticeship prepares students to launch their careers in aerospace manufacturing
Hear how students are carving out a career pathway before high school graduation with youth apprenticeship
GET STARTED WITH HIGH SCHOOL APPRENTICESHIP
High School apprenticeship programs provide students with a foundation to choose among multiple pathways after high school - to enroll in college, begin full-time employment, or a combination.
View the links on the right to learn how to get started.
EXPLORE ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Resources for Educators
- Department of Education: Secondary Career and Technical Education Program and Apprenticeship
- Project Lead the Way (PLTW): Resources to Help Your PLTW Program Thrive
- American School Counselor Association: Promising Practices for Successful High School Apprenticeships
- The School Superintendents Association: Career Pathways for Students
Examples of State Planning Guides
CONNECT WITH AN APPRENTICESHIP REPRESENTATIVE
Are you seeking more information or need help getting started? Visit our Contact Us page and we'll help connect you to an apprenticeship representative to address your needs.