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Early Career Software Developer

Software Engineer

Training and Employment Program

Interested in improving your coding skills?
Want to learn a new language?

Apply today. Transform your life!


Program Start Date:  July 19th, 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 Engineering.
  • Due to the accelerated training timeline and intense curriculum, the most successful candidate will have prior knowledge in Software Engineering.

Candidate Profile:

  • High School Diploma/GED
  • A basic understanding of Software Engineering with a desire to pursue a long-term career in the field
  • Motivated young adult that is passionate about learning new technologies
  • Availability to commit to a full-time schedule (Mon-Fri/9am-5pm) beginning July 2021
  • Must be within a ONE hour commute of downtown Boston

Program Information:

  • Program Selection Event (3 days)(Virtual-Zoom):
    • Program Selection Event dates: Monday, July 19th, 2021 - Wednesday, July 21st, 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.
    • Unless prior arrangements are made, attendance is MANDATORY for all sessions.
    • Additional program information will be provided at a later date.
  • Phase 1 - Academics (12 Weeks)(Virtual-Zoom): 
    • If selected into program, dates are as follows:
      • Orientation: Date TBD (week of July 19th, 2021)
      • Full-Time Academics: August 2nd, 2021 - October 22nd, 2021 
    • Classes will be held Monday – Friday (9am-5pm)(No class September 6th)
    • Training will include:
      • Interpersonal Skills
      • Immersive Software Engineering Framework
    • Phase 1 Compensation: $600/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 (12 months):
    • Starts October 25th, 2021
    • Full-Time work (40 hours/week)
    • Participants will be eligible for hire after the 12 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)

Location:

  • Program Selection Event/Phase 1:  
    • Virtual (Zoom)
  • Phase 2: 
    • Boston, MA
    • WFH (Remote) due to COVID until position transitions back to on-site