There is an opportunity to reinvigorate the Master-Apprentice model within the high tech industry in order to meet the needs of both employers and ambitious youth. The model is time-proven, however needs to be refined and implemented within a modern context levering new technology.

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“Apprenticeships have a long tradition, dating back to around the 12th century and flourishing by the 14th century. The parents or guardians of a minor would agree with a master craftsman or tradesman the conditions for an apprenticeship. This contract would then bind the youth for 5–9 years (e.g., from age 14 to 21). …

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Introducing the Master-Apprentice model for the modern age.