Expected Outcomes

  • Businesses:

    • Creating a talent pipeline of 21st century workers through this proactive process
    • Positive ROI
    • Reduction in hiring costs
    • Increased retention
    • Loyal, engaged employees
    • Increased innovation

    Interns/Apprentices:

    • Skills and experience
    • College credit/scholarships
    • Valued industry credential
    • Established professional network
    • ~$20K earnings over course of apprenticeship
    • Enhanced marketability

    Schools:

    • Integrating students into real-world career training and developmental experiences.
    • Strengthens business, community school system relationships.
    • Elevates FHS graduates marketability through equipping them with innovative experiences and knowledge.
    • Generating FHS student career outcomes more efficiently through Launch network connections.
    • Increased scholarship offerings while also serving as a recruitment tool for prospective students and parents.