Youth Apprenticeship for Employers
Youth Apprenticeship is a great opportunity for employers to offer hands on experience to high school students. Employers who participate in Youth Apprenticeship have the pleasure of increasing students career interest and awareness while offering a unique educational experience.
Participate in Youth Apprenticeship
Participating in Youth Apprenticeship has many benefits. Youth Apprenticeship allows you to:
- Shape the quality of your future workforce
- Access a pipeline of skilled employees
- Recruit potential employees
- Build greater employee loyalty and lower turnover
- Create positive PR by helping youth with employment and education
- Develop partnerships with local high schools
Resources for Employers
Whether you are an employer who currently participates in the Youth Apprenticeship program or a new employer considering the program, the resources provided below will help you successfully navigate the Youth Apprenticeship program.
Welcome Message For YA Mentors
Thank you for supporting our Youth Apprenticeship program! We are excited to partner with you and your company and hope you have a positive experience with your high school Youth Apprentice. Please watch this video for important information about mentor responsibilities.
- Youth Apprenticeship Employer Resource Packet
- Youth Apprenticeship Department of Workforce Development (DWD) Information & Resources
- Manufacturing & Construction Equipment and Child Labor Laws
DWD Resources for Employers
Materials contain information about Youth Apprenticeship, Youth Apprenticeship to Registered Apprenticeship Bridging opportunities, as well as the advantages of building your talent pipeline through the DWD Youth Apprenticeship program.
NEW On-The-Job Learning (OJL) Performance Guides
Please contact Ben Bliese with any questions relating to Youth Apprenticeship.