Commentary/Op-Ed - December 2019
Apprenticeships Can Help Expand Access to Tech Careers in NYC
New York City’s thriving tech sector has become a crucial source of middle-class jobs. But too few of those jobs are accessible to New Yorkers without a college degree and work experience, which means thousands are being left out of the boom. To help more residents access these powerful opportunities, New York will have to build much stronger pathways into tech employment—and tech apprenticeship should be part of the solution.
by Jonathan Bowles and Eli Dvorkin
Tags: economic opportunity workforce development innovation economy