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The Department of Workforce Service kicks off National Apprenticeship Week starts in Wyoming

Published: Nov. 16, 2021 at 10:51 PM CST
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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Wyoming News Now) - If you’ve ever been interested in a career before investing in a degree, an apprenticeship may be a better way to go.

“It’s a huge benefit to the employees, steady pay increases. It’s great for the employers because you’ve got this train skilled workforce that you’ve built yourself. So its a win-win for both the employers and employees,” said Jeff Schulz, Center Manager, Cheyenne Workforce Center, DWF.

This week kicks off National Apprenticeship Week across the state.

High School location and Q.R. codes for school counselors will be sent out for interested students during the week.

Apprenticeships help employers find and industry-train staff that may need a foot in the door. Employees can test out a career they are interested in and get paid to train in high-earning work skills without the cost of a degree.

“Improve their future, improve the future of Wyoming businesses. More skilled businesses attract better talent, better talent brings in more ideas , more ideas brings diversity into the work force,” said Schulz.

Apprenticeships are in I.T., Engineering, Health Care, Cybersecurity and Skilled Trades.

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