TechHire Atlanta

Applications are currently closed for the TechHire training program. If you're interested in becoming a developer, check out Thinkful’s flagship Engineering Immersion, where you don't pay tuition until you land a job. You’ll learn full-stack web development with JavaScript, fundamentals of entrepreneurship, and prepare for the job search with through mock interviews and soft-skills training.

Check back for updates about TechHire. TechHire is a national network of communities, educators and employers who believe if you can do the job, you should get the job. The City of Atlanta's Worksource Atlanta and TechSquare Labs were awarded a $4 million grant to train nearly 400 software developers over the next 3 years. All City of Atlanta residents, ages 17-29 from low income communities are eligible for the program.

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Questions? We have answers

How much does the program cost?

The program is 100% free thanks to the TechHire grant, created under the Obama administration in 2015.

What will be taught?

Thinkful’s program teaches full-stack web development with JavaScript, computer science fundamentals, and career readiness skills.

How long does the program last?

The full-time program lasts 6 months, and each student must be available Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm.

Who is eligible to participate?

To be eligible, applicants must be unemployed, undermployed, or meet the following criteria: a resident of the city of Atlanta, 17-29 years old, and either a) have not entered post-secondary education or b) have two years or less of experience working in the IT industry. If you're not sure if you're eligible, submit an application and we'll work with you to determine your eligibility.

How do I apply for the program?

The application for the program is available here.

Tell me about WorkSource Atlanta?

serves as the workforce system for the City of Atlanta. The agency will provide job seekers with resources to attain sustainable employment and collaborate with business leaders for the recruitment and development of their labor needs. WorkSource Atlanta is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. WorkSource is located at 818 Pollard Boulevard, SW, Atlanta, GA 30315, and can be reached at 404-546-3000 | TTY/TDD: 1-800-255-0135 or Mobile Device Dial: 711. WorkSource is a proud partner of the American Job Center Network.

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