If you are interested in exploring apprenticeship as the next step in your career, there are many ways to find opportunities in your area. Many businesses advertise their apprenticeship openings in local media and commercial job search sites. You can also access apprenticeships through your local American Job Center. You can find the telephone number and location of the nearest American Job Center by typing in your ZIP code using the search tool at https://www.careeronestop.org/LocalHelp/AmericanJobCenters/find-american-job-centers.aspx.

You can also access listings of apprenticeship opportunities by using the Apprenticeship Finder Tool or by contacting your state apprenticeship agency

For additional information about the program, please see our Frequently Asked Questions About Apprenticeship page.

Benefits for an Apprentice

A paycheck from day one, guaranteed to increase over time as you learn new skills.

Hands-on career training in a wide selection of programs, such as health care, construction, information technology and geospatial careers.

An education and the potential to earn college credit, even an associate or bachelor's degree, in many cases paid for by your employer.

"Apprenticeship was my golden ticket to the middle class." — Anthony, electrical apprentice in San Francisco

A career once you complete your apprenticeship, you will be on your way to a successful long-term career with a competitive salary, and little or no educational debt.

National industry certification upon graduation from a career training program and can take that certification anywhere in the United States.

Recognizable partners including many of the nation's most recognizable companies, such as CVS/pharmacy and UPS, have apprenticeship programs.