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Table A6. Number of adults who completed a work experience program, and percentage distribution of adults who completed a program, by field of last program: 2016

Field of last program Number (thousands)   Percent  
Total, all adults who completed a work experience program 41,283   100  
Field of last program        
Accounting, finance, insurance or real estate 2,313   6  
Chef, cook, or food preparation 600   1  
Computer networking or information technology 1,975   5  
Construction 2,291   6  
Engineering or architecture 2,470   6  
Healthcare 10,921   26  
Law enforcement, security, or firefighting 866   2  
Legal practice 1,529   4  
Management or administration 2,169   5  
Mechanic or repair work 385   1  
Social work, counseling, or religious vocations 2,698   7  
Teaching 5,226   13  
Utility or telecommunications technician 452   1  
Other fields1 7,389   18  
1 Other fields include driving, piloting, or other transportation; machinist or tool and die maker; marketing; and other subject areas.
NOTE: As defined in the survey, adults are ages 16 to 65 and not enrolled in high school, and a work experience program is an internship, co-op, practicum, clerkship, externship, residency, clinical experience, apprenticeship, or similar program. Detail may not sum to total due to rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Adult Training and Education Survey (ATES) of the National Household Education Surveys Program, 2016.