the programs

Kick-start your career in tech with one of our free, self-directed online learning programs. Skills for Hire is designed to help fill the need for qualified talent in the tech sector through 3 skill-building programs: web design, UX/UI, and cyber security. Each program also includes job search and workplace productivity skills training, a virtual Career Kickstarter course, as well as opportunities to hear from subject matter experts, and an interactive slack channel, to prepare you for an entry-level career in tech.

The programs flow at a pace determined by each individual participant, but to get the most from the experience, these programs are designed to be completed within 6-10 weeks.

web design

Learn the coding languages that tell a website browser what to display on a user’s screen, including HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. Applications for Sep 2020 are now closed.

ux design

Learn best practices for designing all aspects of the end user’s interaction with a company, including its website.

cyber security

Learn how to install and configure security systems, perform threat analysis, and apply risk mitigation strategies for cyber security.