It’s National Apprenticeship Week!

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National Apprenticeship Week starts today and runs through November 21 – and it’s a great time to learn more about registered apprenticeship opportunities right here in Minnesota! 

A registered apprenticeship is a great way to prepare for an in-demand job without incurring educational expenses. With practical on-the-job training, your wages will increase while your skills improve. You’ll work side by side with experts in your chosen field and get the technical instruction and experience you need for an exciting new career.  

Here are some of the key benefits of a registered apprenticeship: 

  • Earn a good salary while learning 
  • Receive classroom training at no cost to you 
  • Achieve hands-on skill mastery 
  • Get nationally recognized credentials 
  • Improve your job security 


And here’s a National Apprenticeship Week event you may want to check out if you are exploring your career options right now: 

Twin Cities Metro Region Virtual Registered Apprenticeship Career Fair 

November 16
Panel Discussion 2 3pm

Attend a panel discussion, focused on Registered Apprenticeship in Minnesota featuring experts from the construction, manufacturing, transportation, and utility industries.

Career Fair 3 5pm 

Meet employers offering registered apprenticeship opportunities in this virtual career fair:

  • Construction
  • Education
  • Health care and Social Services
  • Manufacturing and production
  • Transportation

Find out if apprenticeship might be the right fit for you! 

Register here to attend 

Find out more about apprenticeships on the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry’s National Apprenticeship Week page.