ApprenticeNYC will soon be offered for Advanced Manufacturing occupations. For this specific opportunity, the city-sponsored apprenticeship will last 12 months, and consist of over 400 hours of in-person, hands-on training at MakerSpace NYC, and over 1500 hours of on-the-job training.  

Apprentices participating in the Advanced Manufacturing program are expected to stay with their employers after the city-sponsored portion ends, to continue their long-term career in the Advanced Manufacturing industry.

Application requirements:

  • At least 18 years of age
  • Reside in New York City
  • Earn $50,000 or less annually
  • Meet Federal Selective Service Requirements (if applicable)

Typical Apprenticeship Timeline

  • Phase 1: Pre-Apprenticeship: four weeks of virtual and hands-on training for  participants that includes the foundations of manufacturing and a CMfgA certification. During this phase, participants will also interview with employers to determine if they will be one of 20 participants selected for the paid apprenticeship in Phase 2.
  • Phase 2: Apprenticeship: twelve weeks of paid, in person training focused on practical learning and technical skills and 40 weeks of paid, on-the-job training at the location of an employer partner. Apprentices are paid during Phase 2 at $18 per hour at a full-time schedule. Apprentices are employed as of the first day of Phase 2.
Employers interested in hosting ApprenticeNYC job candidates, please email: Imani at