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IT Futures

JVS is excited to partner with the Grow with Google Team to offer our first-ever 6-month, online IT Support training + paid internship. IT Support is a solid entry-level position and a great way to start a career in tech. There’s room to grow into other in-demand positions like tech project management, sales, network security admin, and cybersecurity roles. 

Join a powerful and connected community of learning to jumpstart your career in tech!

 

 

This Program Includes:

  • 260 hours of self-paced online instruction via Coursera with in-person technical support
  • Paid IT Helpdesk Internship for 2 months (160 hours) with local business to gain real-world experience
  • Weekly online accountability and motivational sessions with a Technical Instructor and Program Coordinator
  • Networking opportunities and job search support with fellow cohort members and local employers
  • Continued job search and career growth support for 1 year after completion of training and internship, including connections to further training and tech apprenticeships

 

Target Participants:

  • Black, Indigenous, People of Color
  • Women
  • Veterans
  • LGBTQIA+

 

Eligibility:

  • Unemployed/underemployed
  • Strong desire to work in IT and customer service
  • Preference is given to Bay Area residents who do not have a bachelor’s degree
  • Familiarity with technology (i.e. smartphone, computers, email, Internet)
  • At least 6 months of work experience in a customer service-related role
  • At-home learning and video conferencing equipment may be provided
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination

 

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Applications are now open.

Details

Start date: Early Fall 2021 (exact start date to be determined)

Length: 4-6 month course followed by 2-month internship and 1 year of career advancement support (may be completed sooner depending on student’s ability to complete and master the online content)

Time Commitment: 20-30 hours of independent and guided online learning per week