In this panel discussion, digital media experts will dive into how brands can position themselves for success with a diversified strategy.
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us as we hear from Corey Thomas, Chairman & CEO of Rapid7, and Andrew Farrington, an advisory board member City Awake.
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Join us to celebrate the history, culture, food, and local businesses of Nubian Square, the heart of Black culture in Boston.
3:45pm - 6:00pm
Tropical Foods - Roxbury
Designed for mid-level managers and supervisors, this new certificate program addresses workplace well-being through unique, innovative, and actionable methods.
Join our Transformational DEI Certificate! Our comprehensive learning & development offerings are designed to connect and grow strong leaders who lead both inside and out of the office.
Our Women’s Leadership Program enables you to take your leadership to the next level by arming you with the most in-demand leadership toolkit.
Expand your DEI professional development with a virtual workshop focused specifically on LGBTQIA+ identities and inclusion.
Our Economic Inclusion Committee provides strategic support around research, policies, and programs that are focused on building equal opportunity.
We are developing an ecosystem of corporations and partners with the influence and buying power to transform economic inclusion for minority business enterprises (MBEs).
The Fierce Urgency of Now Festival brings Boston’s diverse young professionals together with business leaders, organizations and their peers to build connection, advance careers and ignite positive change.
City Awake empowers young professionals in a variety of ways that encourages these rising leaders to stay invested in the region’s future success.
BIMA (the Boston Interactive Media Association) serves a vibrant community of like-minded professionals from agencies, brands, publishers, and ad-tech companies with business interests in the New England market.
For more than 25 years, the Chamber’s Women’s Network has connected female professionals of all background and career levels. Today, our Women’s Network is the largest in New England, strengthening the professional networks of women each year.
The Massachusetts Apprentice Network convenes employers, training providers, and talent sources interested in developing and implementing apprenticeship programs in occupations across industries and statewide in fields such as tech, advanced manufacturing, healthcare, financial services, and more.
We support small business through public policy initiatives, events designed to connect small businesses in Greater Boston to their peers and established business leaders, professional development offerings, and free small business advising.
Explore our mission and values to better understand how we are leading the business community forward.
Our member directory is your resource to discover, connect, and engage with Boston’s businesses from every industry and sector.
Director, Workforce Development Strategy
Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce
An apprenticeship is a full-time job with living wages and access to benefits. This learn and earn model:
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An “apprenticeable role” is a job that requires some level of technical or professional skill that a candidate would need to be hired into the position. An apprenticeable role also has a career trajectory or pathway that the worker can advance into with further experience and/or education. Because apprenticeships require on-the-job training, the apprentice demonstrates skill competence and obtains mastery by the end of the program.
Local Business & Civic Organizations
An apprenticeship is a job and apprentices are full-time employees of the hiring company, earning wages with access to benefits.
An apprenticeship provides an individual with a pathway to build a career in a specific occupation, working full-time and earning a discounted wage rate with access to benefits; the apprenticeship includes step increases in pay commensurate with experience in their field and transitioning to continued employment at full wages upon graduating from the apprenticeship.
An apprenticeship is an earn and learn model that combines both structured learning with on-the-job training. Many apprenticeable roles are entry-level with career growth; however, apprenticeship models may also support upskilling for more advanced roles within an organization.
An apprenticeship includes industry-recognized credentials and certificates, when relevant for the occupation, incorporated in the technical and on-the-job training, providing portability and recognition by the occupation/industry.