Quality Pathways: Employer Leadership in Earn and Learn Opportunities

Earn and learn programs, such as apprenticeships, paid internship programs and other work-based learning arrangements, can play a key role in closing the skills gap and can build stronger connections between education and workforce partners. This report from U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and the Manufacturing Institute calls for an employer-led quality assurance system that expands employer leadership and invests in earn and learn pathways. The report lays out the core designs of this system and outlines steps employers can take to develop earn and learn pathways.

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March 2018