In today's job market, skilled laborers are highly sought after, and students interested in the skilled trades can find excellent jobs. One option for students is to seek an apprenticeship. The United States Department of Labor states:
Apprenticeship is a combination of on-the-job training and related instruction in which workers learn the practical and theoretical aspects of a highly skilled occupation. Apprenticeship programs can be sponsored by individual employers, joint employer and labor groups, and/or employer associations.
The following link demonstrates the high demand for skilled labor:
Information about apprenticeships can be found below: