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Event to Unveil NMC's New Software Developer Apprenticeship Program on Sept. 25


Software Developer Apprenticeship Program


Software Developer Apprenticeship Program (S-DAP)

Attend the Pre-Apprentice Event to Learn More! 
Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, 5-6 p.m.
NMC Main Campus, 1701 E. Front
James Beckett Building, Room JB140
One of our local employers, Inforth Technologies, will be on hand to discuss the area's demand for software developers and the value the apprenticeship program brings to local companies and NMC students.
About the Software Developer Apprenticeship Program (S-DAP):
Software Developers are in high demand in northern Michigan. The S-DAP gives students the opportunity to learn the skills they need by working in the industry while going to school.
The average starting salary for an entry-level Software Developer in northern Michigan is $35,100 per year plus benefits. The field offers many opportunities for advancement.
  • Year 1: Is spent in the classroom as a pre-apprentice.
  • Year 2: Students compete for a limited number of apprenticeships with local employers and will spend 20 hrs/wk going to school and 20 hrs/wk working.
  • Students are paid for the work hours.
  • Employers cover the cost of student tuition.
  • Students who complete the program will have earned credentials from the Department of Labor and Northwestern Michigan College, and will be qualified to move into a full-time position with the employer.

For more information, please contact:

Bonnie Shumaker, NMC, at (231) 995-1169




Program sponsors:
       Northwestern Michigan College   Northwest Michigan Works





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