Research Report The United Services Military Apprenticeship Program (USMAP): Implementation Study and Feasibility of an Impact Study
Robert I. Lerman, Devlin Hanson, Myra Tanamor, Lorraine Blatt
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More than one million veterans will transition to civilian life between 2011 and 2016. Finding a job will one of their greatest challenges because veterans often have trouble translating their military experience to the civilian workplace in ways that attracts employers. The United Services Military Apprenticeship Program (USMAP), which provides apprenticeships registered with US Department of Labor based on military occupation, could play an important role in translating skills learned in the military to civilian settings. This study reports on the implementation of USMAP, assesses evaluation options, and discusses implications for policy.
Research Areas Education Workforce
Tags Workforce development Workplace and industry studies Job training Beyond high school: education and training Apprenticeships
Policy Centers Center on Labor, Human Services, and Population