Year Up Greater Boston and Year Up Rhode Island - Year Up’s mission is to close the opportunity divide by ensuring that young adults gain the skills, experiences, and support that will empower them to reach their potential through careers and higher education. As our oldest partnership, SIM Boston continues program support including its annual graduation ceremony where the Don Brown Scholarship recognizes the outstanding IT graduate. https://www.yearup.org/
Tech Apprentice - Tech Apprentice is a six-week, paid summer internship program for tech-savvy Boston Public Schools (BPS) high school students who work at local companies. These talented students are often considering IT majors for college and the internships provide valuable work-based experience while providing valuable summer staffing capacity to local organizations. https://www.bostonpic.org/programs-initiatives/school-to-career/tech-apprentice
Hack Diversity - Hack.Diversity tackles the under-representation of high-skilled minority employees in Boston’s innovation economy. They recruit Black and Latino computer science and engineering students into the city’s fastest-growing companies — training, coaching and mentoring both employer and employee throughout the experience. https://hackdiversity.com
Resilient Coders - Resilient Coders trains people of color for high growth careers as software engineers, and connects them to apprenticeship opportunities. They introduce them to a career path that is lucrative, meaningful, and intellectually rewarding.