NPower - Propelify
  • New Jersey
  • Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • 12/15/2015
  • Growth Stage
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NPower creates pathways to economic prosperity by launching digital careers for military veterans and young adults from underserved communities.

Our Tech Fundamentals program prepares students to begin careers in the field of information technology by offering FREE tech training, mentoring from business leaders, paid internships, career development workshops at leading corporations and nonprofits, industry-recognized certifications, job placement services and access to a robust alumni network. More than 80% of our alumni are employed or pursuing higher education within one year of graduation. Develop the Tech Skills You Need--FOR FREE! In as little as 22 weeks, NPower students develop the tech skills they need to realize a career in technology. The specific coursework focuses on basic tech competencies needed for entry level IT employment. The FREE training program includes: 15-weeks of in-class instruction 7-weeks paid internship Mentoring from senior level IT professionals Career development workshops Opportunity to earn industry-recognized CompTIA A+ certification Post-graduate job placement services Opportunity to earn IT Generalist Apprenticeship credentials * A range of social service and personal development support Access to an elite and supportive alumni network *U.S. Department of Labor recognition; availability varies by region.

80% of enrolled students complete the program 80%+ of alumni are employed and/or in school 52 % average increase in salary More data available upon request. Demographics of our students: 25% female 44% black 20% latinos

NPower has a holistic approach and I have the greatest team dedicated to their job as nobody is. Our goal is serving our students, one day at a time. We change life. My team is composed of: Michael Rasmussen: Program Director Hanyyiah Glenn: Recruitment and Admission Manager Steve Ramos: Career Manager Kendall Givens: Internship Manager Nicollette Vaillant: Social Worker Julio Zelaya : Insstructor, Navy Vet Edwin Rosado: Instructor, Class 2 graduate ????