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."
- Work and Learn in Action, National Network
- Registered Apprenticeship Program Registration Process Packet, JFF