Mar 24, 2016

“A career in technology makes you future proof.”

Student Profiles

Jeffrey was born in the Dominican Republic and grew up in Harlem, New York City. He neared college age when the 2008 economic crash occurred. Friends older than he were graduating after having invested in four-year college degrees and were jobless or taking jobs paying minimum wage. He saw that disappointment...

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Mar 14, 2016

We’re Hiring

Announcement

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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Sep 14, 2015

​Building a Tech Corridor in the South Bronx, Doran Jones and Per Scholas Celebrate Grand Opening of Urban Development Center

Announcement

Technology consulting firm Doran Jones and nationally-recognized IT job training nonprofit Per Scholas celebrated the grand opening of the first-of-its-kind Urban Development Center (UDC) that will bring hundreds of high-tech jobs and millions in economic development to one of the nation’s poorest neighborhoods in the South Bronx. The ceremony on...

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