CareerSource South Florida in partnership with Miami-Dade County Public Schools, Florida Memorial University, Florida International University, and Miami Dade College will provide TechHire Summer Bootcamps to youth and young adults between the ages of 15-24. The TechHire Bootcamps are designed to give our future workforce new pathways to middle and high skill jobs with good wages. The initiative connects Americans to both traditional and nontraditional educational resources. This includes a mix of accelerated learning programs like coding boot camps, on the job training, and other innovative channels for learning.
CareerSource South Florida will assist youth with the opportunity to enhance their skills in the information technology industry. The TechHire Boot Camps are six weeks and upon completion, the participant will receive an industry recognized credential. The TechHire Boot Camp will offer its participants one of the following courses: Web Development, Cybersecurity, Gaming, Web Applications, Comp TIA A+ and Networking. Upon completing the program, participants will receive a $300.00 stipend, and upon obtaining a credential, participants will receive an additional $200.00 stipend. You may qualify to participate if you are:
- Miami-Dade County resident
- Between the age of 15 – 24 years
- Receives free and/or reduced lunch or
- Family receives Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
A lottery selection process is used to identify youth to participate in TechHire Bootcamp.