Students can gain awesome hands on job experience by applying for an Apprenticeship. Apprenticeships are great ways for students to learn more about a job, while getting paid. The following are local known Apprenticeship opportunities:
- Tuition-Free Machinist Training Program
New Century Careers provides tuition-free training in the high-demand industry of precision machining and manufacturing. The M2K program trains you with the necessary skills to become a machine operator or entry-level machinist. They also provide career readiness and placement assistance into SWPA manufacturing companies. M2K is a PA state registered pre-apprenticeship program. There are three training locations including Pittsburgh (South Side), Latrobe (EWCTC) and McKeesport. The application to apply can be found HERE
- AEOP - Army Educational Outreach Program - Summer High School Apprenticeship
What do cutting edge research, state-of-the-art laboratory facilities and unparalleled access to professional scientists and engineers have in common? The AEOP High School Apprenticeship. Spend your summer in a university research lab or in one of the U.S. Army Research Laboratories and Centers through this unique apprenticeship opportunity. You will experience firsthand the innovation and research that is driving the future of our country. Do something meaningful this summer to prepare you for competitive college admissions and the next step in your STEM journey. Submit your application today for a chance to participate in the AEOP Apprenticeship Program. The impacts of this transformative experience will last a lifetime. 2024 application opens in January, 2024.
- Powering America's Certified Electrical Apprenticeship Program
Powering America’s Certified Electrical Apprenticeship Program is a debt-free career option and offers hands-on and classroom instruction, college credits and wages and benefits during training. Certified electrical apprenticeships are the first step in the path leading to careers in this industry. Powering America’s apprenticeships offer a superior education, at little or no cost to the students, and full time work as electricians, line workers and telecommunications technicians. https://powering-america.org/careers/