Josh Christianson

Project Director
Partnership on Inclusive Apprenticeship (PIA)


Josh Christianson is Project Director for the Partnership on Inclusive Apprenticeship (PIA), an initiative of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP). Josh leads efforts to expand apprenticeship opportunities that are diverse, equitable, inclusive, and accessible to people from underserved communities through apprenticeship. Josh has extensive experience in supporting the diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility (DEIA) efforts of non-profit organizations, private companies, and government agencies.

He is the former director of the Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology (PEAT), where he built cross-sector partnerships to shape the policies and practices contributing to the development of accessible emerging technologies in the workplace.

Before coming to PEAT Josh was a Senior Consultant at Deloitte where he provided talent strategies, change management, and leadership development support to federal agencies. Prior to Deloitte he spent several years with The Posse Foundation as the Career Program Manager where he cultivated relationships with companies and organizations to provide career development opportunities for Posse Scholars and Alumni.