Year Up is a one-year, intensive program that provides young adults with hands-on skill development, corporate internships, an educational stipend, and coursework eligible for college credit.
The program consists of training in technical and professional skills, followed by a 6-month internship with a top company. Your internship may be at Microsoft, Accenture, Salesforce, or Smartsheet, among other leading organizations in the Seattle/Bellevue Washington area.
What will you gain? Professional business and communication skills, interviewing and networking skills, resume building, ongoing support and guidance to help you launch your career.
In-depth classes include: - Application Development & Support - Helpdesk/Desktop Support - Quality Assurance - Business Fundamentals Get the skills and opportunity you need to launch your professional career. 90% of Year Up graduates are employed and/or enrolled in postsecondary education within 4 months of graduation. Employed graduates earn an average starting salary of $44,000 per year. Year Up participants also receive a stipend.
Are you eligible? You can apply to Year Up if you are: -A high school graduate or GED recipient -Eligible to work in the U.S. -Fully vaccinated against Covid-19, unless you have a medical disability or sincerely held religious belief that prevents you from receiving the vaccine -Available Monday-Friday for the full program year -Highly motivated to learn technical and professional skills -Have not obtained a bachelors degree