Report
Effective Employer Engagement Practices: Observations from Select Technology Apprenticeship Programs
Source

JFF

Industry
IT
About the Report
Summary

Based on interviews with program implementers, this report provides recommendations on how to engage employers in tech-centered apprenticeship programs.

Publication Date
June 1 2018
Cover - Effective Employer Engagement Practices Observations from Select Technology Apprenticeship Programs

The tech industry is on track to add over 557,000 jobs between 2016-2026. Yet, college graduates securing bachelor's degrees in related fields of study are estimated to reach only 400,000 in that timeframe.

Apprenticeship programs offer a solution to this growing disparity. However, several barriers stand in the way of employer uptake. 

In Effective Employer Engagement Practices: Observations from Select Technology Apprenticeship Programs, JFF pulls up lessons from those working to engage IT-sector employers in apprenticeship programs.

"The key [to spreading apprenticeships] is effectively engaging employers as partners throughout the apprenticeship process."