Apprenticeships: How Direct Experience Can Lead to More Employment Opportunities

Jan 9, 2019


There was a time when an apprenticeship was the standard way to learn a trade and secure a future. Now, in some fields, apprenticeships are seeing a resurgence. Join us to learn about apprenticeship programs in Maine, and why and how apprenticeships can prepare employees to step into jobs that are unfilled in today’s labor market.


Bill Watson, director, Husson University internship and partnership programs; general manager, Husson University Southern Maine in Westbrook

Charlie Collins, deputy executive director for workforce training, Maine Community College System

Joan Dolan, director of apprenticeship and strategic partnerships, Maine Department of Labor