Youth Apprenticeship

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The Youth Apprenticeship Program offers students the opportunity to connect  classroom experiences to a career based internship under the guidance of an industry mentor.  Students who participate in the youth apprenticeship program benefit from enhanced knowledge of a particular industry with experiential learning to further their knowledge and skills.  

Apprenticeships are available for both juniors and seniors and they include specialized training in research labs, health care facilities, pharmacies, financial institutions, information technology businesses, construction, manufacturing, and more.  The links below give specific information about each program.  Assistance is provided to locate the on-site apprenticeship that best addresses the student career goals.

Middleton High School's Youth Apprenticeship partners with Dane County School Consortium to provide students opportunities in the following programs:

The youth apprenticeship program is a three credit program.  In addition to the apprentice experience the student will be required to take a year-long course that is connected to the area of career field.  These courses will be discussed in the initial meeting with the student.  

The Dane County Schools Consortium website provides valuable information about each apprenticeship as well as testimonials and videos.  Visit this site at DCSC.org

How do I get started?

  • The first step is to contact one of the Career and Technical Education Coordinators.
    Cherie Hellenbrand at chellenbrand2@mcpasd.k12.wi.us or 
    Sheila Hibner at shibner@mcpasd.k12.wi.us  will discuss the program that best fits a student’s career aspirations and explain the process in detail. 
     
    At this initial meeting with Mrs. Hellenbrand or Ms. Hibner an application will be provided.  In addition to the application the student must submit three recommendation forms that include two from within Middleton High School and one from an outside source.  This application can be viewed at DCSC.org under brochures/forms.

Resources

Dane County School Consortium