The students in our ITWorks Delaware class are more than halfway through the Fall 2017 session! By the end of this week, students will be CompTIA A+ certified and focusing on their internships starting next week. Nick heard about the program from a friend who graduated a few years ago and has been impressed at what the friend accomplished since ITWorks – even buying a house – so he knew he had to give it a try. We sat down to check-in about his experience. Read on to learn more.
The fourth CXWorks session is quickly coming to a close in Las Vegas, and we have been anxiously awaiting to check-in with our student spotlight – Omar. If you didn’t read about him before, Omar wasn’t sure what his next step might be after graduation when he learned about CXWorks. Building on his existing Customer Service skills, he’s now ready to begin his career. He’s been working hard for the last eight weeks, and is excited to graduate on Thursday! Read more to learn about what his experience was like, and what’s next on his career path!
The students in our ITWorks Philadelphia class are more than halfway through the Fall 2017 session! With CompTIA A+ certification exams happening now, students are busy studying and preparing for their internships. We sat down with one of the students, Isaiah Ginyard, to hear about his experience in the ITWorks program. While always with a job in the food service industry, he grew frustrated with the lack of growth opportunities. After two friends found success in the ITWorks program, Isaiah knew he needed to give it a shot. Read on to learn more!
ITWorks Las Vegas is more than halfway through its fourth ITWorks class! Between the demands of the ITWorks classroom and managing their work, family, and personal responsibilities – sometimes it can be challenging to stay motivated for the whole program. Ryan Gold has demonstrated his commitment to ITWorks with his strong attendance record and self-motivation. We recently spoke with Ryan to hear about the source of his drive and ambition. Read on to learn more.
On Friday, November 3, 2017, at the Crystal Tea Room in Philadelphia, Tech Impact will award Capital One with the Community Impact Award. This award is presented each year to an organization that has been an invaluable community partner in supporting Tech Impact’s programs and mission.
“Looking back on my experience at ITWorks will always be a bright and shining moment. It provided me an opportunity to move into a career in IT, something I'd been considering for a while. My life has dramatically improved in all kinds of ways since graduation, all of which I can thank the ITWorks team for,” Michael Wanner, a graduate of the Fall 2016 class in Delaware reflected on his experience recently. Now, the ITWorks team is ready to welcome a new cohort of students for Spring 2017.
The ITWorks class of Fall 2016 has been hard at work after graduating from the program. Eleven weeks of class time, Cisco and Comp TIA certifications, and five week internships prepared this class better than ever before for entering the workforce. Twenty graduates are already employed in the IT field, only a month and a half after graduation. Read on to learn more about their thoughts on the program and where they are now!
ITWorks Fall 2016 sessions wrapped up at the end of December with graduation ceremonies to celebrate the accomplishments of our graduates, and two standout students from each location delivered moving speeches about their journeys before finding the program, and their thoughts on the 16-week process.