Apprenti offers a new approach to filling the talent gap through an innovative tech apprenticeship model.

What is Apprenti?

To address the talent and diversity issues facing the IT ecosystem in Southeast Michigan, the Workforce Intelligence Network (WIN), in collaboration with the Washington Technology Industry Association (WTIA), has launched the Apprenti program. This DOL-registered apprenticeship program was created in Seattle in partnership with tech giants like Amazon and Microsoft, and is a nationally recognized registered IT apprenticeship program focused on the expansion and diversification of the current talent pool in tech. 

The Apprenti model presents a rare opportunity to shift the supply curve of talent in our region by recruiting driven candidates with interest and aptitude in IT. This innovative talent solution was developed by industry for industry, and, as such, has been designed to be scalable and adaptive to the ever-changing landscape of tech. 

How can Apprenti help employers?

Through this unique apprenticeship program, employers can:

  • attract and retain IT talent
  • draw from a pool of pre-screened candidates
  • diversify and grow their technology workforce 

Additionally, in partnership with the Ralph C Wilson Jr. Foundation, WIN is able to offset most of the classroom training costs for partner employers, up to $15,000 per apprentice.

To learn more about becoming an Apprenti Hiring Partner, click here.

Need more information?

To learn more visit Apprenti Southeast Michigan or contact

John Sullivan
Program Manager, Apprenti Southeast Michigan