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By: Duyen Nguyen | MIT Open Learning
Apprenticeships have long provided workers with the skills and training to succeed in their chosen professions. In many European countries, apprenticeships are a common path to stable and financially-rewarding careers, bringing benefits to both apprentices and employers.
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Sarah Davis, MITx Project Administrator, is passionate about supporting underserved student populations such as international students, first-generation students, minority students, and helping others achieve success within academic programs in post secondary institutions and undergraduate degree programs. 
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Curt Newton earned electrical engineering degrees from Iowa State and Stanford Universities, which led him to spend 15 years as an optical network systems engineer for Bell Labs. After an industry crisis in the early 2000s, he migrated his career into a field he felt was more meaningful - education.
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Amrutha Killada has experience in product development and management. Currently, she is pursuing a Master of Science in Engineering and Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in IDM (Integrated Design and Management) program.
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Lauren is a Learning Engineer on the Residential Education team at MIT Open Learning.
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Dr. Tsai is a postdoctoral research associate at McGovern Institute for Brain Research. As a cognitive neuroscientist, she collaborates with cross-functional teams to translate research to inform the development of learning products/programs. Her expertise is on the effects of stress on prefrontal development and function (e.g.
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Today the Opening Ceremonies will start the XXIV Olympic Winter Games. If we look at the last winter Olympics in 2018, there were nearly 3,000 athletes competing on 92 different teams, in 102 events. The overall winner of those 2018 games was Norway, followed by Germany and Canada.
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In a recently released whitepaper, Preparing the Advanced Manufacturing Workforce: A Study of Occupation and Skills Demand in the Photonics Industry, a team from MIT including George Westerman, Principal Research Sci
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Dr. Luke Hobson is a Senior Instructional Designer and Program Manager at MIT, an Online Instructor for SNHU, and host of the Dr. Luke Hobson Podcast and YouTube Channel. He is also the author of the book, What I Wish I Knew Before Becoming an Instructional Designer.
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Saif Rayyan is Assistant Director of Academic Programs at the MIT Abdul Latif Jameel World Education Lab (J-WEL). Saif was born in Amman, Jordan. He holds a BSc in electrical engineering from the University of Jordan and a PhD in Physics from Virginia Tech.