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Per Scholas has received grants from the Liz Claiborne and New York Women’s foundations to provide women training in Information Technology, which includes two IT industry certifications, CompTIA A+ and Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) and placement in career-track IT jobs. Per Scholas is participating in a random assignment (RA) research project with MDRC – WORKADVANCE.

Technology, Digital ID 1153341, New York Public LibraryHowever, up to 48 women, two all-women training cohorts, will be exempt from the RA process. All qualified women will be enrolled in the 15-week training.

Per Scholas especially encourages women 18-24 and women veterans of these campaigns — OIF/OEF/OND — to enroll.

Course benefits include:

  • FREE Tuition: All books, exams and materials included
  • FREE Career counseling and job placement assistance
  • Over 500 hours of rigorous “hands-on” instruction
  • 10 College credits

Become fully versed in:

  • Computer maintenance
  • Installation and troubleshooting
  • Networking concepts
  • Security and customer service
  • Microsoft technologies

Basic requirements

  • Ages 18 – 55
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Genuine interest in pursuing a career in IT
  • Legal NYC resident
  • Available to attend classes 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Mon.-Fri.)

How Do I Register?

Attend Orientation in Person. No Appointment Needed.

Visit Per Scholas (Monday – Thursday) at 9:00 a.m.

Per Scholas is at 804 East 138th Street, Bronx, New York 10454. Accessible by the 6 Train to Cypress Ave.

For more information contact Per Scholas at 718-991-8400 / www.perscholas.org

For more information on free job training, please visit Job Search Central online or in person at 188 Madison Avenue at 34th Street.

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