Training high-potential adults for today’s workforce… And launching their careers.
Over the course of the 24-week program, receive a $17,500 stipend and be paid every 2 weeks just by showing up and doing great work!
Be supported with our available resources including laptops, alumni mentoring, public transportation passes, and more.
Upon successful completion, be placed into a technology role with a partnering institution and jump start your career.
Gain experience both in and out of the classroom. Participants have over 700 hours of classroom instruction learning full-stack development (HTML, CSS, JS, Java, and more), soft skills, and optional on-the-job training.
You are required to participate Mon-Fri ~ 8 am-5 pm for 24 weeks and be in-person during most of that time with the possibility of transitioning to a hybrid model.
The only requirements are that you are 18+ years old, have a high-school diploma or equivalent (e.g., G.E.D.), and are legally eligible to work in the United States.
Applicants who believe they have what it takes to be successful in CTAC start by filling out the basic two-part application. Applicants with exceptional applications are selected to undergo an interview with a staff member. If accepted into CTAC, they will begin the pathway to their new career and get paid on the first day.
A motivated adult who may not have a traditional route to explore technology opportunities and has a strong interest in careers within the technology industry. Candidates also display a high aptitude for learning and are seen as being highly self-motivated and flexible.
Yes! Graduation is contingent upon passing all ongoing assessments. However, if you make it to the end of the program, you will transition into a full-time role at one of our partner institutions.
We do not offer traditional benefits, however, in addition to the $17,500 stipend, we partner with local community leaders to provide wrap-around services when applicable. These benefits include but are not limited to laptops, professional development, alumni networking and mentoring, counseling services, and more!
Unfortunately, we cannot provide this opportunity to all those who apply. We receive hundreds of applications, and about 5% of those who apply are accepted into the program.
In short, yes. While participating in CTAC, participant performance is evaluated holistically, not just by their performance on tasks/assignments. If staff feels that a participant’s performance is not meeting the expectations of the current cohort, then the participant can be removed at any time before the end date of the cohort.
Our alumni have proven that our mission to diversify the tech industry is within reach.