Work & Learn Resources

Work and learn opportunities can include apprenticeships, internships, externships and job shadowing among several other educational opportunities for students and workers.

National Apprenticeship Week

Governor Mike Pence issued a proclamation outlining the importance apprenticeship programs in Indiana. The proclamation is in conjunction with National Apprenticeship Week, which is an opportunity for business and industry, education, career seekers, community based organizations, students, and workers to learn about the real world advantages of developing careers through adoption of the apprenticeship model.

Internship Programs Under The Fair Labor Standards Act

USDOL Fact Sheet #71: This fact sheet provides general information to help determine whether interns must be paid the minimum wage and overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act for the services that they provide to “for-profit” private sector employers.

Resources

Pre-Apprenticeships: www.doleta.gov/OA/preapprentice.cfm

Registered Apprenticeship Description: www.doleta.gov/OA/apprenticeship.cfm

State registered sponsors (must select state): http://oa.doleta.gov/bat.cfm

Pathways to Success: www.doleta.gov/oa/pathways.cfm

Registered Apprenticeship College Consortium (RACC): www.doleta.gov/oa/racc.cfm

RACC Members: www.doleta.gov/oa/RACC/Apprenticeship_Members.cfm#IN

For Employers

A Guide to Talent Attraction and Development for Hoosier Employers, Indiana Career Council, Pathways Taskforce. February 2015 (23 pgs.).