Mayor Walsh, Syracuse Build Partners call for Applicants for Pathways to Apprenticeship Program

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SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) - On Thursday, the Syracuse mayor and Onondaga County executive promoted a new pre-apprenticeship program. If it sounds like just another training, they say, it’s not.

“This community is aligning like never before to prepare for the I-81 opportunity. Major project sponsors, local labor, elected leaders and community advocates are working together to create opportunities where there have been barriers to entry in the construction trades,” said Mayor Walsh. “It is complex and challenging work that requires selfless teamwork.”

This is a paid classroom course for 11 weeks to give applicants an advantage when applying to longer training programs in construction, painting or steel working. It’s for people who live in the city, with preference given to women, minorities and veterans.

Interested applicants should apply by going to Pathways to Apprenticeship Program Application to complete the program application form by May 21. Salaries for this program are paid for by both the government grants and private donations.

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May 14th 2021