Apprenti: Tech Apprenticeship Program Launched in HUIT

Goal 1 & Goal 2

What is it?

A partnership between Apprenti, a tech apprenticeship program that originally launched under the Washington Technology Industry Association in Washington state, and Harvard University’s IT department; Harvard will not only have developer apprenticeships but also business analyst apprenticeships.

What goal(s) does it connect to?  

Goal 1: Recruitment, Retention, and Development Practices for Excellence

Goal 2: Academic, Professional, and Social Integration

  • Goal 2.3: Collaboration and Teamwork

Why is it important?

According to Nicole Breen, a director of human resources at Harvard, Apprenti has the “potential to bring in nontraditional candidates”, explaining the connection between the diversity hiring potentials Apprenti offers and the values of diversity, inclusion and belonging initiatives at Harvard.

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