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  • Women and Apprenticeship 

    Apprenticeship offers women the opportunity to earn a salary while learning the skills necessary to succeed in well-paying occupations.What are the benefits to being an apprentice? Benefits include a paycheck from day one; hands on career training; an education and the potential to earn college credit; and a career once you complete your apprenticeship. To learn more about these benefits, visit or call the nearest local area Michigan Works! Agency to identify apprenticeship opportunities in the trade or industry of interest to you.  Or contact an employer or union engaged in the trade or industry you want to enter. Here's a list of Michigan apprenticeship programs,5303,7-304-64362_73460-362385--,00.html

    Check out the U.S. Department of Labor Women's Bureau resources page Women Build, Protect and Move America to find information and resources about women accessing higher-paying careers in transportation, construction and protective services.