How We Do It

We Listen

We design industry-and job-specific courses based on IT employers' needs.

We Train

We teach tailored curricula to motivated students from overlooked talent pools free of charge.

We Connect

We match talented graduates to employers, providing career support all the while.
Payment Increases


Increase in post-training income

Typical Per Scholas grads have a pre-training income of $7,000 and post-training income of $30,000 or often much more.

Sep 24, 2015

Symantec Makes Substantial Investment in Cybersecurity Job Training for Veterans with National Non-profit Per Scholas

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESILVER SPRING, MD - Sept. 24, 2015 - Cybersecurity giant Symantec invests $375,000 in it’s newest Cyber Career Connection (SC3) partner, national IT workforce development organization Per Scholas in the National Capital Region... READ MORE
Oct 08, 2015

Beta Bash 1.0: A night to celebrate collaboration, innovation and technology in the NCR

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.” - Marty Rodgers of Accenture quoting Margaret Mead in his keynote address at... READ MORE
Nov 18, 2015

Juan now embodies the person he’s always wanted to be through hard work and Per Scholas training

Working at a Costco in Washington, D.C., Juan Pereyra particularly remembers public sector professionals coming into the store on their lunch breaks. They dressed sharply, exuded professionalism, and gave the impression that they could provide... READ MORE
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