Students 16 and over, looking to get a foot in the door at a tech company, can apply for an internship. L.A. Tech Talent Pipeline partnership with Mayor Eric Garcetti and the Mayor’s Tech Council, Bixel Exchange launched the L.A. Tech Talent Challenge in 2017, an internship program that has placed more than 450 low-income youth in paid tech internships to date. The program connects under-represented young Angelenos to stable and lucrative careers in the rapidly growing L.A. tech industry.
In order to be considered, students will need to fill out the application here. They will also need to register here for a log-in to gain access to WorkforceReady online training. Students will need to complete the training and receive a certificate of completion in order to be considered for internships.
WorkforceReady offers short, online courses for students to develop essential non-technical skills that will help them be successful in securing a career. The certificate of completion can be included on their resume and LinkedIn profile.
Sign up for the training by May 11, 2020, otherwise, the next round will be May 22, 2020.