Technology USA is partnering with Detroit Dade School to offer free entry to the Jr. Cloud Practitioner and IT Assist Specialist program

WASHINGTON, February 3, 2021 / PRNewswire / – generation USA, a nonprofit that transforms education into employment systems, is pleased to announce its partnership with Detroit Dade The college (MDC), the most diverse institution in the country, offers students the free bootcamp-style online program for cloud practitioners and IT support specialists.

Both programs are aimed at people who are problem solvers and offer the development of soft skills and the development of technical knowledge. These are key components that will help students achieve their full potential in these growing careers.

“We look forward to working with Generation USA and give our students a unique opportunity to build successful careers in the technology industry, “said MDC President Madeline Pumariega. “We are confident that our students will benefit greatly from this partnership, which is in line with the college’s mission to serve as the economic, cultural and civic leader for the advancement of our diverse global community.”

Verizon invests more than $ 44 million over several years in the generation to close the employee opportunity gap and improve access to digital skills. This initiative is part of Verizon’s Citizen Verizon business plan to prepare 500,000 people for future jobs by 2030.

Through this partnership, Generation MDC offers students the opportunity to explore other opportunities, including apprenticeships, continuing education, internships, and full-time employment.

All of these offerings complement Generation’s goal of transforming education into employment systems to prepare, mediate and support people for life-changing careers that would otherwise be inaccessible.

“We look forward to working with Detroit Dade College to give its students the opportunity to find their own paths to professional success, “said Sean Segal, Generation USA THE PRESIDENT. “Through this program, we not only prepare students for jobs and opportunities after graduation, but we also provide them with valuable support resources such as access to our professional staff who work with graduates to plan their next steps.”

These programs are one of the many online retraining programs Generation offers to provide students with free resources and access to multiple career paths and full-time employment opportunities in high-demand industries. Each program lasts an average of 10 to 15 weeks.

More information about Detroits Interested parties can find out more on the information page here.

About the generation

Generation is a nonprofit that is transforming education into employment systems to prepare, deliver, and support people for life-changing careers that would otherwise be inaccessible. The global pandemic has resulted in an unprecedented surge in unemployment. Before the pandemic, more than 75 million young adults worldwide were unemployed and three times as many underemployed – and by 2030 375 million workers of all ages had to learn new skills. At the same time, certain jobs remain in high demand, and 40 percent of employers say they have entry-level vacancies due to a skills shortage. To date, more than 38,000 people have completed generational programs preparing them for meaningful careers in 14 countries. Generation works with more than 3,900 employer partners and many implementation partners and donors. Please visit usa.generation.org for more information.

over Detroit Dade University

Detroit Dade The college is the most diverse institution in the nation. 167 nations and 63 languages ​​are represented in the student body. The college’s eight locations and outreach centers offer more than 300 different degree programs, including associate and baccalaureate degrees, career certificates, and apprenticeships. The high school diploma includes life sciences, engineering, data analysis, information systems technology, education, public safety, oversight and management, nursing, medical assistant studies, film, and others. MDC has received numerous top national awards, including the Aspen Prize. As Democracy’s College, MDC is transforming lives through accessible, high quality teaching and learning experiences. Located here is the Detroit Culinary Institute, the Detroit Animation & Gaming International Complex, the Detroit Fashion Institute, the Eig-Watson School of Aviation, the Idea Center, the Cybersecurity Center of the Americas, the Cloud Computing Center, and the Center for Learning, Innovation and Simulation, the School for Advanced Studies and the New World School of Artsto name a few of the most innovative programs. MDC has been named one of the country’s Great Colleges to Work For since the program began. The college takes its responsibility to serve as the economic, cultural, and civic leader for the advancement of our diverse global community. The alumni and employees do more than $ 3 billion Annual for the local economy, and MDC graduates fill top positions in all major industries. MDC is known for its rich cultural program. It’s home to the Detroit Book Fair, Detroit Film Festival, the National Historic Landmark Detroit Freedom Tower, the Tower Theater, the Dyer Building, the Koubek Center Mansion and Gardens, Live Arts Detroit at the MDC, the moving image archive of Lynn and Louis Wolfson II in Florida, the Museum of Art and Design, a Sculpture Park and a large campus art gallery and theater system. The MDC has accepted and counted more than 2,000,000 students since it opened in 1960. There are currently more than 100,000 students enrolled. More information is available at www.mdc.edu.

About Citizen Verizon

Citizen Verizon is the company’s responsible business plan for economic, environmental and social progress. With Citizen Verizon, Verizon can fulfill its mission of moving the world forward through action by expanding digital access and resources, protecting the climate and ensuring people have the skills they need for future jobs. Through Citizen Verizon and the key pillars of digital inclusion, climate change and human prosperity, the company is committed to delivering digital skills training to 10 million young people and providing 1 million small businesses with resources to help them get started in to be successful in the digital economy by 2030, to achieve CO2 neutrality in its companies by 2035 and to prepare 500,000 people for jobs of the future by 2030. More information at CitizenVerizon.com.

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