During the 2020-2021 school year, we re-imagined in person career apprenticeship into virtual apprenticeships with the enthusiastic support of 10 worksite partners and over 80 career mentors. Here are the results of our recent apprenticeships:
Virtual apprenticeships completed
volunteer mentor hours (thru 3/12/20)
eligible students who landed a summer job in 2019. Results for 2021 are in progress!
Hear from Famata, an eighth grader at the Dearborn STEM Academy in Roxbury
What Students Learned
Skills for Success
Students practice self-presentation and communication skills in digital professional workplace settings.
Worksite mentors ignite a sense of purpose with authentic learning.
Dreams and Plans
Real world experiences broaden and inspire youth’s future career pathways.
“I’ve come across so many new things from the past 6 week such as learning about different types of jobs, real-estate uses, geo-coding and so much more! It helped me realized that as I get older work is going to be so much more than just a sheet of paper.”
—Daniel, Apprentice @ Patch Realty
“I learned the true value of being on time.”
—Isis, Apprentice @ Fresh Hair