Apprenticeships empower companies to build a skilled, diverse workforce today to ensure a better tomorrow.

OnRamps@Work Apprenticeship Program, Powered by YUPRO Placement

Our OnRamps@Work Apprenticeship Program provides the power to bridge the skills and career experience gap found within organizations, quickly. Hiring non-degreed, entry-level and mid-career talent creates a symbiotic relationship by meeting hiring demands with social impact.

Our robust and untapped talent pool of over 100K talent is ready and eager to be placed in jobs. They’ve put in the time and the effort to master job-ready skills. They’ve earned certifications and fulfilled YUPRO Placement’s rigorous training requirements in partnership with experts at Year Up, Per Scholas, Generation USA, CareerWorks, SkillUp, Genesys Works, and more.

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Gain access to our robust and untapped talent pipeline.

The current talent shortage drives increased demand for entry-level and middle-career candidates. Our vast network of employer partners has entrusted YUPRO Placement to meet that demand, connecting mid-market and Fortune 500 companies with skilled talent who are ready to advance their careers.

Our award-winning, all-inclusive Earn + Learn OnRamps@Work Apprenticeship Program provides access to over 100,000 ready-to-work candidates. We employ, coach, train, and upskill all apprentices that are ready for full-time opportunities upon program completion. 

When the apprenticeship is complete, there is no fee to convert apprentices to an FTE role.

Apprenticeships drive impactful outcomes.

Forward-looking companies that create a more diverse workforce with our National Opportunity Workforce simultaneously close skills and experience gaps, while setting the stage for remarkable outcomes.

YUPRO Placement apprenticeships enable non-degreed, entry-level and mid-career talent to gain job experience while earning a fair market wage. Apprentices develop confidence, build skills toward economic mobility, and dramatically change the course of their careers. Companies fill in-demand roles, increase employee engagement and retention, and build their own pipeline of talent.

Empower the National Opportunity Workforce to thrive with great companies.

95% of YUPRO Placement talent complete their contract assignments versus the national average of 68%.

91% of YUPRO Placement talent obtain full-time employment upon completing their assignment.

With an average hourly apprenticeship wage of $20 – above the average U.S. BLS pay for postsecondary BIPOC talent – we drive positive social impact.

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Create jobs that forge a path of upward economic mobility for Talent

YUPRO Placement’s OnRamps@Work Apprenticeship Program supports talent through their entire journey such as providing:

  • Fair market wages
  • Health and wellness benefits
  • Social care resources
  • Trained career coaches
  • Professional development of hard and soft skills
  • Professional volunteer mentors
  • Industry-recognized upskilling and free industry-recognized certifications
  • Lifetime career-readiness support