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We currently offer apprenticeship opportunities in:
- Manufacturing and Electromechanical
- Information Technology
Information on these opportunities and next steps are provided below. Additional opportunities will be posted as they become available.
Manufacturing and Electromechanical Apprenticeships
Attend the virtual Information Session to learn more about the program. View currently open apprenticeship positions
Manufacturing & Electromechanical Career Exploration
To explore career opportunities in this field, you can:
- Meet with an academic advisor or faculty member.
- Take an introductory course in this field.
- Participate in the Applied Technology Seminar Course: APTEC-1100-HY001, from June 12 - July 10. This course runs each semester: fall, spring and summer terms.
Manufacturing and Electromechanical Certificate Information
Apprentices will earn two certificates at the completion of the program.
- Department of Labor Registered Apprenticeship Certificate.
- College of DuPage Academic Certificate. For example, students may take coursework in the Applied Technology Certificate or a certificate specifically within a technical field, such as the Advanced Mechatronics Certificate.
Visit the Horticulture webpage for more information on this opportunity.
Information Technology Apprenticeships
We are working with regional employers to offer apprenticeships in information technology. As those opportunities become available, we will post them on this page. currently have an Information Technology Apprenticeship for an Information Services/Computer Support Apprentice.
If you’re interested in being informed when other Information Technology apprenticeship opportunities become available, complete the Interest Form and we’ll keep you informed.
- Apprentice is employed, earns income while attending College of DuPage
- Apprentice is eligible to receive healthcare benefits, paid time off, and other employment benefits
- Apprentice receives wage increases as skills increase or set milestones are reached
- Employer pays for the full cost of the student's program courses, labs and fees
- Apprentice begins a career and earns college credits
- Apprentice graduates with no college debt
- Current Students
- Career changers
- Recent high school or GED graduates
- Current high school students (Students may be eligible to begin Foundational Skills courses while in high school)
- Student is employed, earns an income while attending College of DuPage
- Student receives benefits of full-time employment
- Student begins on-the-job training, gains hands-on experience and builds workplace skills
- Wages increase as skills increase or set milestones are reached
- Employer pays for the full cost of the student's program courses, labs and fees (once student is accepted into the program)
- Student begins a career and earns college credit
- Student graduates with no college debt
Learn more about the Project Hire-Ed Apprenticeship program process
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