Why Internships and Apprenticeships Matter


of interns are offered a job after successful completion of an internship.


Rate of apprenticeship growth throughout the U.S. since 2009.



of internships are completed post-college as a way to explore a new field!

What is the Difference Between an Internship and Apprenticeship?


  • Short-term (1-6 months)
  • Typically focused on entry-level job skills needed in the respective field of the company
  • Paid, non-paid, and for-credit options
  • Can lead to long-term employment with host company


  • Long term (1-3 years)
  • Focused on mastery of a specific skill (i.e., plumbing/construction/woodworking, etc.)
  • Leads to industry-recognized certifications to prepare participants for the workforce
  • Can lead to long-term employment with host company

Ready to Get Started?

We’ve curated a list of existing internships and apprenticeships throughout the State of Hawaii. This list is not exhaustive, but showcases the wide variety of training and upskilling opportunities for local residents. Choose your journey below and check back frequently as this listing is regularly updated!