Modern Apprenticeship | EmployIndy

As a part of EmployIndy’s strategic plan, we’re committed to creating a positive trajectory for young adults to actively participate in the workforce. We accomplish this through providing young adults with opportunities to prepare for sustainable employment by introducing them to industries and employers driving the local economy.

Modern Apprenticeship (MAP) is a two- to three-year program designed to prepare Central Indiana high school students for the workforce with paid, hands-on experience that complements their traditional coursework. Apprentices start in their junior year and pursue jobs in growing fields such as business, advanced manufacturing, and information technology (IT). Afterward, they can continue on to a college degree or jump right into the workforce.

Through Modern Apprenticeship students will…

    • Earn College Credit
    • Gain Paid Work Experience
    • Build a Professional Network


"I successfully completed my apprenticeship, was hired full-time by my employer and am pursuing a college degree while working."
- Kevin, graduated and hired full-time.

Kevin completed his apprenticeship in a similar program, CareerWise Colorado, and was hired full time at Intertech Plastics in Denver, CO.

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