Miami-Dade County

Tech bootcamps planned for Miami high school students this summer


TechLaunch @ FVI has partnered with CareerSource South Florida to host six-week cybersecurity and game development summer tech bootcamps for youth aged 15-22 at Miami Norland High School, Homestead Senior High School and the Big Brother Big Sister TechHire.Miami Center.

Eligible students earn a $300 stipend for completion of the program and an additional $200 for obtaining an industry credential.

Between 2016-2024, more than 3,200 new tech jobs are projected to become available in Miami-Dade County, with an additional 2,409 jobs opening due to attrition. As part of TechHire, a multi-sector national initiative launched in 2015 by former President Barack Obama to create a pipeline of Americans with technology skills, CareerSource is partnering with TechLaunch @ FVI to provide up to six weeks of training in Auto CAD, Cybersecurity, CompTIAA+, Gaming, Programming/Coding, and Web Development.

For more information, including how to apply, click here.