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Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) has shown a strong linkage between apprenticeship, worker productivity and economic value

About NITAS NITAS is a national workforce development program for companies of any size. NITAS, developed by the IT Community and the U.S. Department of Labor IT Specializations Apprenticeship  American Industries and its IT workforce maintain global competitive advantage through rapid adaptation to technological innovation, consistently high productivity of IT workers and utilization of superior training and development approaches.

Apprenticeship is a centuries-old, proven method of training that provides classroom instruction, industry certification and on-the-job training. NITAS, is a 21st Century Apprenticeship system that incorporates all three elements with a critical competency sign-off that ensures a knowledge and skills transfer has taken place between the apprentice and mentor.
White PapersThe Role of Apprenticeship in the Development of the Information Technology Workforce: An Economic Perspective

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21st Century Apprenticeship – McDonald’s Corporation P…


APRIL 2015  
An engine of innovation and communication, the Internet connects billions of people, helps deliver goods and services globally, and brings ideas and knowledge to those who would otherwise lack access. The United States relies on the Internet and the systems and data of cyberspace for a wide range of critical services.  This reliance leaves us vulnerable in the face of a real and dangerous cyber threat, as state and non-state actors plan to conduct disruptive and destructive cyberattacks on the networks of our critical infrastructure and steal U.S. intellectual property to undercut our technological and military advantage.   
The purpose of the new Department of Defense Cyber Strategy, the Department’s second, is to guide the development of DoD's cyber forces and strengthen its cyber defense and cyber deterrence posture. It focuses on building cyber capabilities and organizations for DoD’s three cyber missions: …