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November 13, 2018

National Apprenticeship Week - A Celebration of Talent Development

It seems that every day has been deemed a national holiday or celebratory day. National selfie day? National avocado day? National Apprenticeship Week, November 12-18, 2018, is in fact a celebratory week we here at Designship can get behind.

National Apprenticeship Week (NAW) is a national celebration that encourages thought leaders in business to show their support for apprenticeship. NAW highlights apprenticeship sponsors – their programs, facilities, apprentices and the vital work being done in their communities. The week-long event highlights the benefits of apprenticeship in preparing a highly-skilled workforce to meet the evolving needs of employers and organizations and ultimately celebrates these individuals.

Made possible by the U.S. Department of Labor’s $3 million American Apprenticeship Initiative (AAI) grant awarded to MIAD, Designship launched earlier this year as the first leadership program of its kind, specifically for design graduates. Developed by design industry experts, Designship provides customizable, activities and training, helping emerging designers become professional apprentices in the following fields:

Communication (Graphic) Design

Interior Architecture + Design

Interaction Design

Product (Industrial) Design

We are excited to participate in this year’s National Apprenticeship Week celebrations. We look forward to showcasing our postgraduate apprenticeship program and continuing to engage employers and employees throughout the state of Wisconsin in our one-of-a-kind design leadership training program. Event details below.

 MIAD Designship Program Open House

 Wednesday, November 14, 2018 / 1:00 – 3 :00 p.m. 

MIAD President Jeff Morin will be speaking at 1:30 p.m.

MIAD Designship Conference Room 255-C 

273 E. Erie Street, Milwaukee, WI, USA

Interested in learning more about apprenticeships? Call 414.847.3219 and/or email for immediate information on how to bring Designship apprenticeships to your organization.