Jun 28, 2016

IT Workforce Development Nonprofit Per Scholas Proven to Increase Earnings and Improve Overall Well-Being, Study Shows

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Per Scholas' Effectiveness Proven in Independent Multi-Year WorkAdvance Research Study NEW YORK (June 28, 2016) – A new report shows that Per Scholas, a national IT workforce development organization, is producing positive and lasting impacts related to the income, reliance on public benefits, and overall well-being of its students. An impact ev...

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Jun 23, 2016

Per Scholas Launches Diverse By Design, Collaboratively Tackles Diversity Issues in the Industry

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On Tuesday, June 21, 2016, Per Scholas and the Information Technology Senior Management Forum (ITSMF) hosted Diverse by Design, the first in a conversation series about building diversity and inclusion in the workforce. Nearly 200 guests comprising of C-Suite individuals, employer partners, and representatives from workforce development convened at Google’s New York Ci...

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Mar 14, 2016

We’re Hiring

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Per Scholas continues to grow into new cities across the country. We will train a record 1,000 individuals for careers in technology in this year alone as a result of our growth. This is the largest we have ever been. We cannot do this without you. With our expansion comes opportunity---and...

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Dec 18, 2015

Grad Darius Jones Featured in The New York Times

IT Support graduate Darius Jones featured in The New York Times on December 13, 2015.He shared, “I really didn’t want to give this program up. If I had to tread through snow to get here, I would have tread through snow.” Read the full article here....

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Nov 30, 2015

Economic Mobility Releases Report on Network Engineer program at Per Scholas. Findings show program performed well in every category.

Announcement Industry

In 2012, the New York City Workforce Funders Group convened a group of workforce development stakeholders to encourage new ideas for the field of workforce development. Shortly after that the New York City Department of Small Business Services (SBS) contemplated a skills-training model that partnered a local community college and workforce...

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Sep 24, 2015

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

Partners and Supporters Events Industry

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, to train military veterans for careers in cybersecurity. As the economy continues to improve and headlines tout la...

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Mar 05, 2015

Bronx Native, Per Scholas graduate Servon Lewis, Gives Opening Speech at National Summit in Washington D.C.

Student Profiles In the Field Events Industry

BRONX, N.Y. — March 5, 2015 — Per Scholas graduate and local Bronx native Servon Lewis, 26, gave the opening speech at a national summit in Washington, D.C. on February 26 focused on creating more job and career opportunities for young people across the United States.The event hosted by Opportunity Nation, a bipartisan coal...

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Feb 11, 2015

TEKsystems and Per Scholas Announce Partnership

Partners and Supporters

Partnership will help unemployed and underemployed men and women launch careers through high quality technology training and career development services.TEKsystems®, a leading provider of IT staffing solutions, IT talent management expertise and IT services, and Per Scholas, a nationally recognized IT job training nonprofit, today announced the launch of a...

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