Apprenticeship in the US - An Innovative Alternative to College Education

Miriam Farnbauer

Nov 5, 2021



About the Speaker

Miriam Farnbauer is the project director of the Skills Initiative, an effort that promotes apprenticeship training based on the German Dual Education System in the US. To help tackle the global skills shortage in the tech and manufacturing industry, she brings stakeholders at a local, regional and national level together to enable dialogue and cooperation between the US and Germany. She holds a master’s degree in Education and Intercultural Communication from the University of Augsburg, Germany.

Miriam Farnbauer

Project Director 

Skills Initiative



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In this session, DIAG USA presents how we provide an infrastructure between colleges, industry partners and educational institutions to create innovative apprenticeship programs. These trainings ensure that trainees meet the employers demands of today and empower a skilled workforce. You will learn how our programs work, how to get involved as a business and how to enroll in our programs as a student.

  • How apprenticeship trainings are implemented in the U.S

  • How to participate as a company
  • How to get enrolled in the program as a student

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Interview (pre-recorded)




30 min

Day 3 - Career & Personal Development

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