Using Apprenticeship Programs: Solving Workforce Challenges of Finding and Attracting Talent

14:30 - 15:05

Manufacturing and Industrial companies are struggling to find and attract talent. To overcome these changes, the Manufacturing and Industrial Innovation Council (MaiiC) of New York City launched ApprenticeNYC. In this session you will learn how MaiiC companies have worked with the city to address:

  • The lack of awareness to the opportunities of the Industrial and Manufacturing sectors
  • Ways to mitigate the pain points of training entry level talent
  • Adopting best practices to retain new talent for on the job training through the apprenticeship model

Miquela Craytor, Executive Director, Manufacturing and Industrial Innovation Council, New York City Small Business Services