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CareerWise Youth Apprenticeship

Modern youth apprenticeship... Could change everything

CareerWise Colorado’s modern youth apprenticeships close the gap between theoretical and practical learning. The mutually beneficial system creates new paths through college or career for students and a new talent acquisition strategy for businesses in 21st-Century pathways such as financial services, IT, advanced manufacturing, business operations and healthcare.

Business Benefits 
  • Reduce turnover costs and increase your employees retention rate
  • Positive ROI based on the value of apprentices’ productivity
  • Create industry-driven and flexible training solutions to meet your business’s needs
  • Recruit and develop a highly-trained workforce for hard-to-fill positions
Student Benefits 
  • Earn debt-free, career-relevant higher ed credits to help you reach your goals
  • Get paid to gain experience: on average more than $30,000 over three years.
  • Earn an industry-recognized credential, such as Certified Associate in Project Management
  • Gain meaningful work experience and explore your passions while building a professional network.
Employers 
Students
Apprentices

Find Your Future Through Apprenticeship

The Marketplace is open for students to begin making profiles! 

The student profiles will be used to apply to all jobs in the Marketplace, so be sure to take your time and create a profile that truly highlights your passion, skills and career goals.

 

STEPS TO APPLY! 

 

Youth apprenticeship can jumpstart your career goals, your education and will open up multiple paths to your success. CareerWise apprentices have reported that their apprenticeship makes them better students, better prepared for a meaningful college experience and have opened their eyes to the many ways they might achieve their career goals. But don’t take our word for it, below are some stories from the apprentices themselves.

A Life-Changing Opportunity

“I’m actually the guy making the product. It’s cool to know I’m building something that could change someone’s life.”

Jacob | Advanced Manufacturing | Reata Engineering
Employer Partners

Apprenticeship: A New Talent-Acquisition Strategy

CareerWise helps its employer partners recruit and develop a highly-trained workforce for hard-to-fill positions with apprentices that remain with your company for three years. There are no forced placements—apprentices are hired by the employer based on their aptitudes and fit. Apprentice productivity over that time outpaces the training wages and investment in the program, resulting in a flexible, industry-driven talent strategy that meets your specific needs. Click below to connect with CareerWise and learn about how modern youth apprenticeship can support your business goals, and hear directly from our current employers in these case studies.

Innovation & Enthusiasm

By hiring apprentices, we can continue to fill our workforce with talented employees who will bring the enthusiasm and innovation required for Pinnacol to thrive.

Phil Kalin | President & CEO | Pinnacol Assurance