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Wednesday, June 08, 2011

Free IT Training for 18-24 yr olds with

Free IT Training for 18-24 year olds who live in the San Francisco Bay Area, DC, MD, or VA, Providence , Boston , Chicago , Rhode Island , New York City , Atlanta. If you know any one with a high school diploma or a GED who are between the ages of 18-24 yrs old and have an interest in IT Refer them to this site to learn more about this free program.
This program asks for a 1 year commitment between the hours of 8:30 am and 5:00 pm.  They provide the student with a stipend and after six months, internships at companies such as Freddie Mac and AOL to name a few. Check out their website  

They have achieved excellent results to date: 
  • 100% placement of qualified students into apprenticeships. 
  • 83% student retention. 
  • 90% of apprentices meet or exceed apprenticeship partner expectations. 
  • 87% of graduates placed in full or part-time positions within 4 months of graduation. 
  • $15/hr average wage at placement.
About Year Up  
Year Up is a one-year, intensive training program that provides urban young adults 18-24, with a unique combination of technical and professional skills, college credits, an educational stipend and corporate apprenticeship. Success of their graduates -- enabling them to move on to full-time employment and higher education Year Up is about providing opportunities for urban young adults to demonstrate their true potential.

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