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Business & finance

Business and finance jobs and careers are abundant in New Hampshire. The High School ApprenticeshipNH program (ApprentishipNH-HS) has created a new avenue to gain the skills needed for these jobs through a unique program that enables high school students to earn while they learn through classroom learning and on-site, hands-on experience. Programs are designed through partnerships with high schools and businesses and the ApprentishipNH-HS staff are there to help formalize and launch these programs.

For Apprentices

Well-paying careers

There has been a consistent demand for qualified business and finance employees across NH for decades. Customized training programs are built into a NH apprenticeship to help you develop and fine-tune the skills you need so you can fill in-demand jobs or advance within business and finance professions.

The average salaries for entry-level positions in business and finance vary, but are

well above minimum wage and offer significant growth opportunities.

For Employers

A pipeline of skilled, productive workers

Registered Apprenticeships are developing a new generation of workers to help our nation succeed in the 21st Century economy.

Having a skilled workforce with business and finance skills is critical in growing your NH business. The ApprenticeshipNH model is a proven way to increase productivity, boost employee retention, improve company culture and ensure knowledge transfer from top experienced professionals.

For every dollar spent on apprenticeship,

employers get approximately $1.50 ROI.

For High Schools

Prepare students for a rapidly changing job market

Use existing courses and work-based learning experiences to build pre-apprenticeship to registered apprenticeship opportunities that can serve as the foundation of a student’s career.

  • Provide experienced-based and authentic learning experiences that lead to in-demand careers.
  • Support a smooth transition from high school to both college and career options
  • 29 business and finance programs at Career and Technical Education Centers across the state

Projected for NH accountants and auditors through 2028

620 annual job openings

A Registered Apprenticeship ensures that people will be successful on-the-job on day one.

Business and finance occupations

  • Accounting specialist
  • Administrative assistant
  • Customs broker
  • Energy auditor
  • Facility manager
  • Financial risk specialist
  • Help desk technician
  • Information assurance specialist
  • IT generalist
  • Legal secretary
  • Management analyst
  • Telecommunicator/dispatcher
  • Training and development specialist

Types of companies hiring business & finance employees

  • Armed services
  • Colleges or universities
  • Construction companies
  • Education services
  • Federal, state and local government agencies
  • Financial services companies
  • Insurance companies
  • IT companies
  • Law firms
  • Manufacturing companies
  • Professional, scientific and technical service companies
  • Small businesses

NH Association of Insurance Agents Apprenticeship Program


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