Miami Dade College, Generation USA, and Verizon team up to offer Learn, Work, Earn Program for cloud computing and IT jobs
MIAMI, Sept. 2, 2021 – Generation USA, a workforce development nonprofit, announced a new program with Miami Dade College (MDC) made possible through the Verizon Skill Forward program to support local, underserved communities by giving residents the opportunity to earn industry-recognized credentials, an MDC certificate and credits, and real-world experience in either cloud computing or IT, all at no cost to the student and in less than a year.
During the first step, participants will learn technical skills and receive the necessary support to secure their first industry-standard credentials through Generation’s bootcamp program in either cloud computing or IT. After achieving their first milestone – a Generation graduation ceremony – students will receive assistance for applying for one of two MDC certificate programs. During their time at MDC, Generation will pair students with a part-time job at ConSol USA Inc., allowing them to gain paid professional experience while learning at MDC. After approximately 9 months, students will graduate with credentials, credits, and real-world work experience in a tech job.
“We’re pleased to continue our partnership with Miami Dade College to give local students the opportunity to gain valuable classroom and real-world experiences they can add to their resumes,” said Sean Segal, Generation…