Apprentices Get Career Advice at BizWomen’s Mentoring Monday

In February CareerWise sent a handful of our female apprentices to the Denver Business Journal’s “BizWomen Mentoring Monday” event. Business women from all over the metro area gathered for the opportunity to choose from 45 mentors for 10-minute career coaching sessions. Sydney, a CareerWise apprentice at CU’s Office of Information Technology, shares her experience at the event:

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Is Modern Youth Apprenticeship Really for “Any Student”?

Whether a student is already on a collision course with college, wants to be but might not have the means, or simply isn’t certain what their future holds, apprenticeship can provide the experience and maturity to make the college experience meaningful, make higher education more affordable and obtainable, and ultimately provide her with the insight into what it will take to reach her career goals.

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What Makes an Apprenticeship "Modern"?

Next time you hear the word “apprentice,” challenge yourself to think of a student in a suit creating an accounts receivable ledger, or in a lab coat recording a patient’s vitals, or acing a college midterm at a four-year university, or…well, you get the picture. A modern youth apprenticeship provides endless career and education possibilities.

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