TECH CORPS is currently accepting information from students interested in learning more about the Computing Career Corps (February-May) and IT On Ramp+ (June or July) programs. Below is information about each program opportunity:
Computing Career Corps (CCC) is designed to introduce high school students to a broad range of technology concepts. CCC will run in-person from February-May one night per week at several program sites across Columbus.
•Dates: February 15 - May 18, 2023
•Time: 4:00pm - 7:00pm
•Locations: Horizon Science Academy (Thursdays), Franklin Heights High School (Wednesdays) and the TECH CORPS office (Wednesdays and Thursdays)
•Students MUST ATTEND 80% OF THE SESSIONS TO RECEIVE THE INCENTIVES
•Students must acquire two skill-attainment digital badges
Students who complete the program will:
•Earn a laptop or $400 if they successfully complete the Computing Career Corps program
•Elevate their confidence with technology in a safe and supportive environment
•Connect and interact with technology professionals from several Central Ohio companies
•Increase their awareness of the technology job market in Central Ohio
•Gain a marketable and valuable set of employability skills
•AND GET PRIORITY PLACEMENT IN A PAID SUMMER TECH INTERNSHIP
IT On Ramp+ is a full-day, four-week Summer Earn & Learn experience designed to elevate students’ mathematical understanding and confidence in algebra and geometry through hands-on lessons focused on a variety of computing topics including app development, game design, data analytics, web development and cyber security.
•Dates: June 5-30, 2023 OR July 10-August 4, 2023
•Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm, Monday-Friday
•Locations: Horizon Science Academy (June), Franklin Heights High School (July) and IMPACT Community Action (July), TECH CORPS (July)
•Salary: Earn up to $1,690 in four weeks (includes completion bonuses)
Students who complete this Interest Form will be contacted by a member of the TECH CORPS staff and provided with additional program information, including required paperwork.
THESE PROGRAMS ARE ONLY OPEN TO STUDENTS WHO MEET ALL OF THE FOLLOWING ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
• Live and attend school in Franklin County
• Currently in grades 9th or 10th
• Participants must be TANF-eligible (This program is for TANF-eligible students only, and your parent/guardian will need to prove eligibility.)
TECH CORPS is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to ensuring all K-12 students have equal access to the technology programs, resources and skills to enrich their education today and to prepare them for college, credential or career tomorrow.
These programs are funded by the Franklin County Board of Commissioners and administered by FCDJFS.I