What's the difference between an apprenticeship and an internship? Read on to learn more.


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Information technology education is important - whether you're learning new skills, or adding to your already established resume. This month we're hearing about how technologists learn, expand and grow within the field. Read on for more details!

June 2019

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Validating Coding Classes with Young Digital Learners in Rural Uganda

Atlas Corps Fellow Joshua Eyaru visited a coding class for young students in New York City and compares the experience to his teaching digital skills to children in his home country of Uganda.

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IT-Ready Opens Doors to Career Opportunity for Recent Grad

Despite his robust education and practical work experience in IT, Vinay Kumar Dabbiru was getting more rejections than job interviews. IT-Ready gave him credentials to supplement his already impressive resume.

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What’s the Difference Between an Apprenticeship vs. an Internship?

The number of apprenticeships and other on-the-job training programs is expected to grow as a solution to filling the 1.3 million tech jobs projected to be unfilled through 2023. While there are some similarities between internships and apprenticeships, the two are inherently different.

Technologists Embrace, Learn from Failure

Creating IT Futures CEO Charles Eaton discusses the characteristics that help technologists succeed. How do you separate good failures from bad ones?

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Does a College Degree Equate to Workforce Success?

Achieving a college degree has long been a pillar of the American Dream. However, based on two John Zogby Strategies polls -one conducted in September 2017 and another in July of 2018 – we are seeing a deep divide in the overall public perception about whether or not completing a college degree can aid their graduates in achieving success in the workforce.

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Join Our Tweet Chat on June 26

Trained and ready to start your tech career? Get tips from James McCracken, one of our IT-Ready alumni, on how to prepare for your first IT job during this month’s IT-Ready Tweet Chat, June 26, 11 am CT @createitfutures on Twitter. #ITReadyChat


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