Apprenticeship & Internship Information

GENERAL APPRENTICESHIP INFORMATION


LOCAL APPRENTICESHIP OPPORTUNITIES & INFORMATION

This list of local apprenticeship opportunites is not all-inclusive. See one of the above links under “General Apprenticeship Information” to search for other apprenticeship opportunities and sponsors.

  • Construction Craft Laborers’ Apprenticeships
    The DC Laborers Training & Apprenticeship Institute prepares apprentices for entrance into the construction industry and is based in the DC area
  • Electrical & Telecommunications Apprenticeship Information
    From classroom to job site, the Joint Apprenticeship & Training Committee helps individuals develop skills in the latest electrical technology.
  • International Union of Operating Engineers Apprenticeships
    In addition to on-the-job training, apprentices receive classroom instruction in boiler operation and maintenance, air conditioning and refrigeration, practical chemistry, elementary physics, blueprint reading, applied electricity, instrumentation and controls, electronics, welding, direct digital controls, air balancing, indoor air quality, and other technical subjects.
  • Iron Workers Apprenticeships
    Training and education related to blueprints, welding, rigging, safety and more is provided by Ironworkers Local #5 to apprentices
  • Plumbers Apprenticeships
    Plumber apprentices assist plumber journeypersons in the installation and and servicing of plumbing systems
  • Steamfitting Apprenticeships
    Steamfitting apprentices learn to build and service heating, air conditioning and refrigeration systems.

VOLUNTEER OR PAID INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

  • Action Without Borders (Idealist.org)
    Search an international database of public service internships
  • AmeriCorps
    A network of service programs designed to meet our country’s critical needs in education, public safety, health, and the environment; living allowance plus an educational award of $4,725 towards college expenses; must be at least 18
  • City Year
    One-year full-time service commitment in a US community or South Africa; weekly stipend plus an educational award of $4,725 towards college expenses; must be at least 17
  • Job Corps
    Educational and vocational training program; live and work in a Job Corps Center while you learn a trade, earn your high school diploma or GED, receive career counseling and graduate with a job; monthly allowance; must be at least 16
  • Peace Corps
    Live and work in a developing country; 27 month service commitment; monthly living allowance; must be at least 18
  • Student Conservation Association
    Live and work with a high school “crew” in a national park; approximately five-week summer commitment; must be at least 15 OR serve as a paid intern in a national park; must be at least 18