Apprenticeships are often grouped in as the face of trade careers though the model has seen a significant rise within STEM programs as well. Participants receive on-the-job training from industry experts while also earning a wage and avoiding costly college fees.
“Aon and Accenture, two global professional services corporations with a local presence, last week launched the Philadelphia Apprentice Network (PAN). Modeled after their cofounded Chicago Apprenticeship Network, the goal of the network is to convene local employers to share ideas on apprenticeship programs with their peers in business, education, and government”
The network hopes to increase apprenticeship opportunities across the Philadelphia area by partnering with local businesses to expand the program by almost 500 new positions.
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