The US Department of Labor and the non-profit Project Lead The Way (PLTW) have partnered to launch a pilot youth apprenticeship program in engineering. Kicking off in Charleston, SC, the pilot offers two pathways to meet the needs of students with different career goals. One pathway is referred to as an Engineering Assistant program and is geared toward students who plan to ultimately pursue a four-year engineering degree. The other pathway is referred to as an Engineering Technician program, which is designed for students who prefer an apprenticeship experience that is more hands-on and have the goal to get an associate degree and start their career earlier.
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