Youth Apprentice Hired in Mechanical Field Before Graduation

High school student learns hands-on before turning 18. Carter was interested in the Youth Apprenticeship (YA) Program because it gave him the opportunity to train hands-on in the mechanical field prior to turning 18. He was hired as an apprentice… Continue Reading Youth Apprentice Hired in Mechanical Field Before Graduation

Student’s Career Interest Heating Up After Youth Apprenticeship

Student gains experience in hospitality industry. Lola entered her Youth Apprenticeship (YA) at The House Cafe & Bakery to gain hands-on experience outside of high school. She developed her skills by helping the cafe organize events, prepare food and make… Continue Reading Student’s Career Interest Heating Up After Youth Apprenticeship
Maryann poses in a barn at her work.

Youth Apprentice Gets Hands-On Experience Before Choosing Career Pathway

Student enters agricultural path thanks to Youth Apprenticeship. Maryann grew up on a family farm where she helped care for calves. She was interested in a career pathway in agriculture, but wanted hands-on experience in the workforce before committing to… Continue Reading Youth Apprentice Gets Hands-On Experience Before Choosing Career Pathway
Construction worker on work site

Jacob’s Success Story

Worker enters apprenticeship training at WRTP/Big STEP. Jacob connected with the WIOA Title I program because he was having troubles entering an apprenticeship in the construction trades industry. His Career Planner connected him with a construction-focused pre-apprenticeship training through WRTP/Big… Continue Reading Jacob’s Success Story
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