Jun 23, 2016

Per Scholas and ITSMF Launch Diverse By Design, Collaboratively Tackles Diversity Issues in the Industry

Events Industry

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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Jun 11, 2018

Welcome to the Alumni Network, Platform Graduates!

Per Scholas was honored to have two of our Platform by Per Scholas cohorts graduate in New York and Dallas during the month of May. In addition to 21 graduates in our New York Data Engineering class, we had 10 graduates obtain jobs upon graduation, three of which were hired by Platform...

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Dec 06, 2017

Student Spotlight: Kris’ Path to Per Scholas

Per Scholas has welcomed thousands of eager students through its doors for over two decades. Through rigorous technical training, professional development, and financial advising, Per Scholas has supported talented individuals, in often overlooked communities, to get them on the path to a career in technology. A good job can change...

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Nov 27, 2017

Thank You to Our 2017 Corporate Volunteers

Partners and Supporters

As the holidays approach, Per Scholas would like to take the opportunity to express our deepest gratitude to all of our amazing volunteer partners for the support they have provided us and our students this past year. In just 12 short months, over 500 volunteers from 105 companies supported our students in practicing...

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Nov 06, 2017

#WomenInTech Sheneca’s Path to Per Scholas

The technology sector, well known for its success innovating to solve some of our greatest challenges, continues to fall short when it comes to solving the many diversity gaps in the workforce. According to National Center for Women & Information Technology, women hold only 25 percent of computing jobs in the United...

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Oct 25, 2017

Diverse by Design Hosts Fourth Convening at Google’s Global Headquarters

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 marked the fourth installment of the Diverse by Design conversation series at Google’s global headquarters in Mountain View, CA. Over 100 leaders representing organizations across the tech, finance and nonprofit sectors gathered to reflect on the need for entrepreneurship and innovation in delivering diversity, ensuring equity and infusing in...

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Sep 01, 2017

Platform by Per Scholas

In June 2017, Per Scholas launched our newest social venture. Platform by Per Scholas, officially opened its doors to continue the Per Scholas mission by upskilling underemployed individuals and prepare them to be job-ready tech professionals. Platform is designed to ensure students are equipped with the skills they need to get...

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Jun 13, 2017

Per Scholas Announces New Customized Training Partnership with Major Technology Employer, Cognizant Technology Solutions

Per Scholas and Cognizant Technology Solutions have announced a new training and hiring partnership that will equip local New Yorkers with in-demand skills and hiring opportunities. The trainings tracks have been developed in collaboration with Cognizant's recruitment and technology teams to ensure that students receive instruction on nuanced technical job...

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Jun 06, 2017

JPMorgan Chase Supports Per Scholas and South Bronx Youth for High-Demand Jobs as Part of a $6m New Skills for Youth Initiative

Announcement Partners and Supporters

On May 5, 2017 JPMorgan Chase & Co. announced a renewed commitment to open doors to successful careers for South Bronx youth as part of the New Skills for Youth Initiative. The initiative aims to develop new networks and connectivity between technical education schools and career programs to employer networks all over New...

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