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Early Career Software Developer

Entry Level Software Development
Training and Employment Program

Join our program. Change your life.


Program Start Date:  June 14th, 2021

Workforce Opportunity Services (WOS) is a leading 501(c)(3) nonprofit committed to developing the skills of untapped talent from historically underrepresented communities through partnerships with organizations dedicated to diversifying their workforce.

Overview:

  • This program provides NO COSTcomprehensive training to highly motivated individuals. Upon successful completion of the program, you will receive customized training, followed by Full-Time employment with our partner.
  • This unique work-study opportunity differs from the typical job. Our solution, for those who are ready, will put you on the right personal, academic, and professional path while providing the necessary support and mentorship to help keep you there.
  • This program will focus on Software Development.
  • Due to the accelerated training timeline and intense curriculum, the successful candidate will have prior knowledge in computer science.

Candidate Profile:

  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Motivated young adult passionate about learning new technologies
  • Some knowledge/background in computer science, or related field 
  • Availability to commit to a full-time schedule (Mon-Fri/9am-5pm) beginning June 2021

Program Information:

  • Program Selection Event (4 days)(Virtual-Zoom):
    • Program Selection Event dates: Monday, June 14th, 2021 - Thursday, June 17th, 2021
    • The Program Selection Event is a competitive process, in which we assess candidates through individual and team exercises to determine who will be selected for the training program.
    • Attendance is MANDATORY for all four sessions. Unless prior arrangements are made, attendance is required on ALL days in order to be considered for selection into this program.
    • Additional program information will be provided at a later date.
  • Phase 1 - Academics (14 Weeks)(Virtual-Zoom): 
    • If selected into program, dates are as follows:
      • Orientation: Date TBD (week of June 21st, 2021)
      • Pre-Work and Interpersonal Skills Training: June 28th, 2021 - July 9th, 2021
      • Full-Time Academics: July 12th, 2021 - October 1st, 2021 (No class September 6th)
    • Classes will be held Monday – Friday (9am-5pm)
    • Training will include:
      • Interpersonal Skills
      • Immersive Software Development
    • Phase 1 Compensation: $500/Week Stipend.
      • This stipend is a miscellaneous payment (Form 1099) and is required to be reported to IRS when filing taxes.
  • Phase 2 - Full-Time Consultancy (9 months)(Coppell, TX):
    • Starts October 4th, 2021
    • Full-Time work (38 hours/week) with an Academic component (2 hours/week)
    • Participants will be eligible for hire after the 9 month consultancy period
    • Throughout the program you will receive continued support and mentorship to ensure your success.
    • Phase 2 Compensation:
      • $20.00/Hour (Plus Benefits after 90 days)
      • Increased to $22.00/Hour after 90 days (Plus Benefits)

Location:

  • Program Selection Event/Phase 1:  Virtual (Zoom)
  • Phase 2: Coppell, TX
    • Must be within a one hour commute of Coppell, TX