Drive innovation with an IT apprenticeship

Information technology, or IT, involves using computers to store, share, secure, analyze or transmit information or data. It is how employees communicate, solve problems, and make advancements in other sectors possible.

High tech, high touch, high pay

IT professionals handle more than helpdesk calls. They’re integral in designing and maintaining networks, analyzing information, and enabling people and software to meet the needs of a diverse workforce with different levels of training and understanding.  Whether you like computer programming or want to improve online buying processes, an apprenticeship in IT sets you up for advancement and success. The demand for tech-savvy IT professionals has never been greater.

No experience required

It’s OK if you have never written a line of code before. ApprenticeshipNH works with organizations across the state to make sure you learn the skills employers need.  After completing a registered apprenticeship in IT, you hit the ground running to fill workforce gaps in this important sector that boasts some of the highest paying jobs in the state. Advance in your career or even begin a new one, such as any of the professions below, which have programs at one of the Community College System of New Hampshire campuses.

Potential career tracks in IT:

  • Application developer (mobile or desktop apps)
  • Communications: computer systems
  • Communications: computer systems planning and implementation
  • Computer peripheral equipment operator
  • Computer programmer
  • Database technician
  • Help desk technician
  • Information assurance specialist
  • Information assurance technician
  • Information management
  • Information technology generalist
  • Information management specialist
  • Information security analysts
  • Information technology specialist
  • Internetworking technician
  • E-Commerce specialist
  • Network support technician
  • Network and computer systems

What type of companies hire IT professionals?

Those who complete a registered apprenticeship in IT are qualified to work in a wide variety of settings, including:

  • Most areas of business, government and nongovernmental organizations, such as: financial institutions; insurance companies; consulting firms; manufacturers; and others
  • Computer companies
  • Telecommunications companies
  • Retailers
  • Healthcare organizations
  • Hotels and restaurants
  • Entertainment companies
  • Environmental management firms
  • Education institutions
  • City, state and federal government
  • Corporations
  • Internet-related companies including those that focus on:
    • Browsers
    • Search engines
    • Website design services
    • Non-profit organizations
    • Software, hardware and systems developers
    • Technical service providers
    • Web aps