To provide college and university students with the opportunity to take part in a structured work-to-learn programme for a period of up to five (5) weeks to translate academic training in a working environment.


Step 1: Students must complete the Summer Apprenticeship Application Form and submit it to the Department of Human Resources.

Step 2:  The student is sent an acknowledgement letter and the  application form is routed to the Strategic Succession Planning Unit.

Step 3:  The HR Department conducts a review of participating Ministries and Departments. The students' application forms are forwarded to the relevant ministries and departments for consideration.

Step 4:  Students are selected by the Ministry/Department for the Summer Apprenticeship Programme.

Step 5:  Assignment letters are prepared by the Department of Human Resources and forwarded to the successful student along with details and requirements of the assignment and the Apprenticeship Programme.

Supporting Documents

Resume and Current Transcript

Method of Applying

Online (fillable) Form, or submission of printed form by mail

Turn Around Time

2 weeks

Additional Notes

Time frame of Programme: May to September annually


Department Contact Information

Department of Human Resources

2nd Floor, Simms Building
Road Town, Tortola VG1110
British Virgin Islands

Business Hours:

Monday - Friday  
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Email Address:

Telephone: 1(284) 468-2178
Fax: 1(284) 468-3191