LETTER FROM CEO, SEAN SEGAL (OCTOBER 22, 2020)
Today, we announced a partnership with Verizon – one of the largest partnerships in Generation USA’s history – to significantly scale access to free, tech-focused career training programs aimed at reskilling Americans. The partnership will enable Generation to support Verizon’s goal of preparing 500,000 individuals for jobs of the future by 2030.
NOW ACCEPTING APPLICANTS NATIONWIDE
Some of our programs are now accepting applicants nationwide. The Digital Marketing Analyst, IT Help Desk Technician, Jr. Cloud Practitioner, and Jr. Web Developer programs are open to individuals around the country.
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FEATURED: JACKSONVILLE TEAM REACHES MAJOR MILESTONE
Generation in Jacksonville recently hit the 1,000-student mark, an important milestone for the program that began in 2016.
“It’s the most students we’ve served in any one area across the United States, so we’re really proud of that,” says Alexandra Rudnick, a program lead for Generation USA, a workforce development nonprofit. “We feel established in this city in a new way. It feels like a meaningful accomplishment and the start of the next chapter.”
At each United States program, dedicated staff members work with students to ensure they reach graduation.
of Generation USA graduates remain in the same job one year after placement.
of graduates are employed within 90 days of graduation.
A gift to Generation provides people across the country with the support and training they need to begin a successful, sustainable career.
Generation in the press
“We’ve designed our new programs specifically for workers who are unemployed, underemployed, facing job displacement due to automation, or further challenged by the pandemic to be delivered at scale; and as always, providing both technical and professional ‘soft skill’ training and support,” said Sean Segal, CEO of Generation.Trade & Industry Development
“We think most people can do anything when they’re ready,” Segal said. “It’s never too late to invest in yourself. And this program, while it’s a big commitment, is also free, and it has the potential to change lives. So if you’re thinking about it, apply tomorrow and start the journey.”BadCredit.Org
“They taught us what it means to be the kind of employee who deserves leadership positions,”Florida Times-Union
An often-overlooked group among the job candidate base are opportunity youth, defined by the Rockefeller Foundation as young people between the ages of 16 to 24 who are neither in school, nor working. In the U.S., that’s an untapped talent pool of 6.7 million individuals.WorldatWork See All Press