Aspire - Women in Tech - Program - US
Company: Wiley Edge
Posted on: September 17, 2022
ASPIRE PROGRAM - TECH CAREERS FOR WOMEN - US
YOU WANT A CAREER IN TECH, BUT YOU DON'T KNOW WHERE TO START. OUR
'ASPIRE' PROGRAM CAN HELP UNLOCK YOUR FUTURE.
Imagine learning the technical skills you need to become a software
developer. In a class with other women who support each other to
succeed. All while being paid to train. Sound too good to be true?
Thanks to our 'Aspire' program, it's very much a reality.
Aspire is an 11-week instructor-led online course starting October
10th 2022. Taught by a woman and designed for women from all degree
At the end of the training, we'll work to place you into a tech
role with a global leading employer via our graduate program. We
have roles in St. Louis (Missouri), Plano (Texas), and Tampa
During the application process, you'll get to show why you're
passionate about a career in tech. Apply to get started.
HOW IT WORKS
Register online: Complete the form at the top of this page.
Complete the assessment process: This will involve an intro call
with a member of our talent team, an online problem-solving test,
and final interview.
Join the 11-week full-time online training course: You'll be paid
$625 a week while learning practical skills from your instructor.
Expect a mix of lecture type learning, collaborative group work,
and individual coding assignments.
Have the support you need: Whether it's webinars on key technical
areas with Hristiana from our talent team, or drop-in sessions with
our Academy Experience Managers, you'll have a support network
around you every step of the way.
Get access to careers at leading employers: After the training, the
goal is to place you with one of our clients via our graduate
program. Our clients include top investment banks and insurance
companies. But the choice is yours. There are no 'lock-in' clauses
or unfair contracts. You'll never have to pay a thing.
WHAT YOU'LL LEARN:
Starting with the basics, the course will equip you with the skills
needed to become a professional Java Software Developer. By the end
of the training, you'll be able to:
Explain basic concepts in computer programming, including
computational thinking and creating algorithms.
Create applications using the coding language 'Java' with
appropriate types and variables.
Demonstrate appropriate use of code layout, object names, and
comments to increase code readability.
Identify basic principles of object-oriented programming.
Organize code by responsibility into types and layers using the MVC
Explain the Agile development approach to building software.
The support you need, every step of the way:
Technical webinars: Before the course begins on October 10th, we'll
offer intro sessions, covering key topics that we'll cover in more
detail during the training. Examples include sessions on; Notepad,
Github and HTML.
Inspirational women speaker series: Get insights and advice from
women who've worked in technology and the corporate world for
Career readiness support: Put your best foot forward by learning
how to write a killer CV and ace those all-important
GET YOUR FOOT IN THE DOOR AT A LEADING EMPLOYER
We work with the biggest names in banking, technology, and
insurance. We help them find driven graduates who are
custom-trained in the skills they need. If you're successfully
placed, you'll begin a 12-24 month placement with the client as a
Wiley Edge employee. At the end of the placement, the majority
convert to full time employees with the organization.
If you'd prefer to complete the training and start your career
elsewhere, that's not a problem. We don't make you sign any unfair
contracts and you'll never have to pay a thing.
We Aspire for greater diversity in tech
It's no secret, the tech industry needs more diversity. The
standard entry requirements for tech graduate roles can act as a
barrier, preventing people with potential from getting the start
they deserve. As a training and careers provider, we asked
ourselves, what can we do to help more women start careers in
'Aspire' is a training course specifically for women, taught by
women. The program has been designed to encourage more women to
participate in technology roles and to help solve the issue of low
representation in the industry.
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