Per Scholas Featured in The Wall Street Journal

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Photo Credit: The Wall Street Journal | May 2nd, 2021

Tech jobs are in high demand across all industries, according to a new report from Center for an Urban Future. Wall Street Journal’s Irene Plagianos explored the analysis and connected with Per Scholas graduate Adonis Goris to learn about his journey from pandemic-induced job loss to a thriving career in tech.

In the piece, Per Scholas President and CEO Plinio Ayala underscored our alignment with a variety of companies to tailor curriculum to meet the needs of the businesses, and create a hiring pipeline for a diverse workforce underrepresented in tech jobs, especially Black and Latinx workers. Adonis, who doesn’t have a college degree, reflected that studying at Per Scholas and starting his IT job has been a dream come true. “It’s pretty incredible that somehow in a pandemic I’m now on a career path that is more in line with my passion,” he said.

Read the full story in The Wall Street Journal.

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