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The Complete Idiot's Guide® To Getting Government Jobs by Partnership for Public Service

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Apprenticeships

The Registered Apprenticeship program is headquartered in Washington, D.C., but is implemented nationwide. Apprenticeships allow students to learn a specialized skill or trade in preparation for a full-time career. The average apprenticeship program is four years long but can range anywhere from one to six years.
Some of the roughly 1,000 occupations offering apprenticeships include carpenter, chef, dental assistant, electrician, and truck driver. Apprenticeships come with a pool of bonuses, including career training, a full-time career (upon completion of the program), college credit, certification, and a paycheck.
If you’re interested in the field of health care, for example, a registered apprenticeship will match you with ...

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