Good News: Apprenticeships On The Rise

Apprenticeships are on the rise.

While the labor shortage is predicted to be a long-term issue for the construction industry, there are some positive signs. A new piece from Twin Cities Business Magazine discusses the 27% growth in apprenticeships in Minnesota between 2014 and 2017. Impressively, 96% of internship in the state are in the construction trades. Everyone benefits from these apprenticeships as well:

“The data shows that every dollar spent on apprenticeship programs increases Minnesota’s GDP by $21,” says study researcher Robert Bruno

Read the full story here: Study Finds Apprenticeships Are on the Rise in Minnesota