Apprenticeship Pathway Program

Industry Partners

Become an Apprenticeship Pathway Program partner and strategically address workforce development needs, enhance your commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging, and improve your economic efficiency.

The Apprenticeship Pathway Program collaborates with organizations committed to building a workplace culture and environment where women and non-binary technologists thrive, creating a better experience for leaders, employees and stakeholders.

Become an APP Partner

Create a Better Workforce Through APP

The Apprenticeship Pathway Program (APP) is our core leadership pipeline model that advances a diverse, inclusive, and equitable technology workforce of tomorrow. We recruit top candidates with a focus on the historically excluded communities of Black, Latine, Indigenous, Pacific Islander, LGBTQIA+ women and non-binary individuals. collaborates with our industry partners to provide a customizable program that meets the needs of your company. Here are some of the program options available to you:

Multiple Pathways:

  • New-to-Tech (beginner focused)
  • Early Career
  • Return to Work

Technical Tracks:

  • Software Development
  • Cybersecurity
  • Data Analysis
  • AI / Machine Learning
  • And more!

Tailored Solutions to Meet Your Company’s Needs

  • Apprentice Recruitment – drives the recruitment for APP cohorts while providing the partner with regular updates.
  • Admissions & Selection – manages the admissions process and selection of candidates with the partner’s identified requirements in mind.
  • Onboarding – communicates next steps to those accepted into the program to coordinate completion of all requirements prior to their start date.
  • Learning Phase – leads the Learning Phase to support participants, ensuring they are on track for completion and matriculation into the Apprenticeship Phase.
  • Apprenticeship Phase – collaborates closely with the partner and continues to provide support to apprentices, as needed.
  • Wraparound Support – provides Premium Membership benefits to all participants and regular program evaluation to measure impact.


Full-Time Employee Retention Since 2021

Participants Confident They Can Build a Successful Tech Career

Apprentice to Full-Time Employee Conversion Rate

Key Program Components Include:

  • Learn & Earn – Participants earn a living wage while cultivating technical skills.
  • Technical Upskilling – Participants receive certification in the subject area at no cost to them.
  • Cohort Learning Model – Participants learn and work in a cohort of their peers where they create a supportive community and help each other succeed.
  • Opportunity to Launch a Career in Tech – Participants can convert to full-time roles at your company upon successful completion, if they meet the competencies for the role.
  • Power Skills Curriculum – Participants complete this professional development curriculum embedded in APP.
  • Premium Membership – Participants have access to a community of global technologists and resources.

Did you know…?

A 2020 report from McKinsey found that diverse companies perform better, hire better talent, have a more engaged employee base, resulting in better employee retention.

Diversity can drive retention, resulting in significant savings for your company; employees are 5.4 times more likely to stay at their company if the workplace is diverse.

Companies in the top quartile for racial and ethnic diversity are 30% more likely to perform above the mean in their industry.

“This program is not easy for those who participate. It takes courage, grit, and perseverance to be successful and come out on the otherside as software engineers.”

– Iram Jamil, Senior Program Manager – Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Tech, Intuit (Read more)

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