September Recap: Interapt in the NY Times | Training program expands to Atlanta and Glasgow | …and more!

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Here’s all the exciting Interapt news since the last time you heard from us:

[Photo credit: Mike Belleme for the New York Times]

Interapt Featured in the New York Times

The New York Times recently featured an article written by UC Berkeley Sociologist and national bestselling author Arlie Hochschild, in which she writes how graduates of Interapt’s first IT apprenticeship program in Eastern Kentucky demonstrate how bipartisan efforts to retrain working Americans for next generation jobs can turn their lives around and bring hope to communities that are struggling to offer new employment pathways in today’s economy.

 

Read the NY Times Article


Interapt Helps Set National Standards for Registered IT Apprenticeships

Interapt was selected by Urban Institute to help set national standards for the U.S. Department of Labor’s Registered Apprenticeships in Information Technology. Registered IT Apprenticeships across the nation that offer apprenticeship tracks for Software Developers and Cloud & Database Administrators will use these standards to credit apprentices for their training and work towards their certifications.

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Meet Interapt’s New Atlanta Training Partners

Interapt and Accenture have partnered to open a new Tech Academy at Atlanta’s City of Refuge, with sponsored support from Chick-Fil-A, EY, Elavon, and Cox Enterprises. This program aims to help Atlanta’s Westside residents learn new technology and business skills that will qualify them for open technology jobs.

Read the Official Announcement


New Mercedes-Benz Training School Opens at Interapt’s Portland HQ

After partnering with JCTC to buy and renovate over 11,000 sq. ft. of Interapt’s headquarters in the Portland neighborhood of Louisville, Mercedes-Benz USA officially opened their newest apprenticeship for training new mechanics.

Read More from Business First Louisville


Interapt Training Expands to Glasgow

Interapt’s newest IT program training software developers has opened in Glasgow, KY. While previous cohorts included either high school students or adults in the workforce, Barren County’s program will train both groups.

Read More from the Glasgow Daily Times


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