How It Works
A double win
At Per Scholas, we work with you to design industry- and job-specific courses based on your IT needs, then provide technology skills and professional development training to our students to meet those needs.
Our partnership program is rooted in five pillars of engagement: volunteering, leadership, hiring, giving, and computer recycling. We offer powerful ways for you to invest in local communities.
Per Scholas students learn from the best.
Sit on our national or local advisory boards and use their unique skills and expertise to guide national or local strategy, curriculum, and resources
•Connect directly to our diverse students through resume review, mock interviews, guest lectures or host an employer tour.
Investments that Grow
- Gives curious, motivated adults from overlooked communities the opportunity to enroll in rigorous IT training tracks at no cost to the student, preparing them for careers in tech
- Supports our national campaign to diversify tech, Diverse by Design
Capable. Committed. Diverse.
Per Scholas graduates are:
- Highly skilled, motivated and diverse talent
- Prepared with both technical and professional skills
- Values in their places of work - the skills they gain from Per Scholas training set them apart from other candidates
Pre-employment training tailored to your needs.
Per Scholas Customized Training is a line of customized curriculums and tracks that:
- puts local talent in direct hiring pipelines with major technology employers
- Our customized curricula is designed in partnership with your company for nuanced job specifications at your company
To learn more visit https://www.platformbyps.org/.
Turn old computers into new talent.
Per Scholas can:
- Process your company’s retired IT equipment in a secure and environmentally- compliant manner
- Minimize data disposal risk while realizing the maximum residual cash value of your assets
“As a bank that is laser-focused on the evolution of digital products and services and committed to advancing workforce development across the region, we are thrilled to be a partner [with Per Scholas] in this initiative.”
Texas State President, Capital One Bank
“Per Scholas is legit. It’s run by people who care and they teach useful skills in a very disciplined and up to date environment. I don’t know of a more relevant and useful organization to donate my time and energy.”
Site Reliability Engineer, Robot Enthusiast, Google
“Per Scholas changes lives. It has a clear and straightforward mission and approach on moving individuals into an economic self-sustained mode by providing free IT training and then facilitating employment into a rapidly growing technology industry.”
Mary Beth Molloy
Chair, Cincinnati Advisory Board
“Our partnership with Per Scholas is an integral part of our sourcing strategy … We have access to quality, technically competent talent and our associates can pay it forward as mentors and classroom speakers.”
Assistant Vice President of Human Resources, Nationwide Insurance
“I like to give back to programs that help those who wouldn’t necessarily have the exposure to corporations or professionals otherwise. I have met many of the students in the program, and have always found them to be professional, technically astute, and willing to learn.”
Director of East Region Technology, Deloitte
“I’ve seen a lot of training programs. I know the test scores of the people who came out of them. I can tell you which ones work: Per Scholas works.”
Executive Director, Creating IT Futures Foundation
“Per Scholas’ skill in developing a pipeline of IT talent aligns with our ability to provide organizations with highly qualified IT professionals.”
Vice President, Human Resources, TEKsystems
“We hire Per Scholas graduates because they leave the program with drive, increased technical ability, and professionalism that is not matched by typical hires.”
Manager, Applied Sciences, MagView
“The high-quality training the graduates receive complements the areas within our organization where we are looking to hire. We look forward to helping the graduates become successful IT professionals.”
Regional Head of Global Technology Infrastructure and Services, Barclays
“What commenced as a 10-week internship with Per Scholas graduate Servon was quickly extended to a nine-month assignment and became a full-time role. He has made our firm a better place, helping us continue to serve our clients.”
CEO , Neuberger Berman
Some partnerships generate innovations that set a new standard for what the nonprofit and corporate sectors, working together, can accomplish—and in ways that benefit both.
Putting it all together
Our corporate partner levels---Champions, Signature, Major, and Partner---reflect the breadth and depth of engagement with Per Scholas and the recognition we offer in return. We are proud of all of our 2018 corporate partners and incredibly grateful for their support.
For a list of our Foundation and Government supporters, click here.
Our partners fuel growth and success. Join us.