Tech Apprenticeships: The U.K. Shows the Way

By |2021-02-16T12:00:40-05:00February 16th, 2021|Categories: Tech Apprenticeships|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

While acceptance of tech apprenticeships in the United States is growing exponentially, the concept has had a big head start in Europe, and specifically in the United Kingdom. So, if you want a glimpse of the future as it relates to apprenticeships in America, the U.K. is a great place to start. Some solid research [...]

Training for In-Demand Tech Jobs in 2021

By |2021-02-09T10:30:24-05:00February 9th, 2021|Categories: Tech Jobs|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Want to know which tech roles are currently most in demand, and which are expected to remain that way into the future? Google is your friend here … a simple search will turn up any number of “Top X In-Demand Tech Jobs” posts. So how well does all that demand mesh with the career paths [...]

The Buffalo News: M&T Bank on the hunt for diverse hires for mainframe jobs

By |2020-12-02T12:57:02-05:00December 2nd, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |

The Buffalo News: M&T Bank mainframe jobs M&T Bank is on the hunt for diverse hires for IBM Z Mainframe jobs. Learn how Franklin Apprenticeships along with IBM and Urban Institute is helping them find and hire mainframe apprentices for their Z Development program. Read Article

Success Story: How Can a Success Coach Help You Start a Tech Career?

By |2020-10-28T13:07:31-04:00October 22nd, 2020|Categories: Success Stories|Tags: , , , , , |

The background: Anne R. was a member of the first cohort of pre-apprentices in the Franklin Apprenticeships/UMBC program in the spring of 2020. It would be safe to say that she felt a bit lost at first. After a few training sessions with her classmates, she wrote to her mentor, a Franklin Success coach: “… [...]

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