IBM’s Veterans Employment Initiative provides free, weeklong, intensive tech training, certification, and job placement assistance for transitioning military service veterans, according to a news release.
“Instruction is provided in the use of IBM software widely used by law enforcement, national security agencies and corporations protecting their constituents,” the release said. “CASY, a not-for-profit agency, provides job placement resources and services.”
This public program is designed to build in-demand technology skills to prepare veterans for “new collar” careers, such as data analysts, that do not always require four-year college degrees. Hundreds of U.S. military service members and veterans will participate in the program this year, as they have in previous years, the release said.