DEAR JOYCE: One of my high school teachers is recommending that I look into an apprenticeship. What's the difference between an internship and an apprenticeship? -- G.P.
Apprenticeship allows you to learn and earn at the same time. Internship may be paid or unpaid. Although exceptions abound, internships are more likely to be white-collar work, whereas apprenticeships are typically found in blue-collar fields.
NON-UNION OR UNION?
If you live in a state or area without a strong union presence, you'll find more apprenticeship openings without a union card. But the opposite is true in states and locales where organized labor is established. Union jobs generally pay more...