November 26, 2012
Apprenticeships Make a Comeback in the United States
Common in Europe, partnerships with employers get graduates into jobs fast
Fred Rollison for The Chronicle
When Michael Aguilera graduated from high school, in Woodmont, S.C., in 2009, he didn't think he would ever find himself back in a classroom. But a "dead-end job" at a local auto-parts store and no success in applying for manufacturing positions that required more experience than his limited résumé could muster persuaded him to enroll at Greenville Technical College.