Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • November 2, 2017

    Accenture gives students work-based experiences to prepare them for full-time employment

    Rigoberto Velazquez_1725 A collaborative new internship program between Accenture and City Colleges of Chicago is benefitting both business and graduates pursuing IT careers.
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  • June 11, 2015

    GameChangers: David Caldwell, El Dorado High School, El Paso, Texas

    Game changers image 300 David Caldwell is changing lives at El Dorado High School
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  • September 18, 2013

    Getting the Word Out

    When IT-Ready Apprentice Program graduate Ngina Baggett, 26, posed for a close-up this summer, she was a little bit apprehensive. “You’re going to put my photo where?” Just a few weeks later, her photo was on three billboards in Minnesota’s Twin Cities. “I love it!” said Baggett, who recently began a full-time technical support position that she credits IT-Ready’s training with helping her to land.
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  • November 9, 2011

    A Steep Climb

    Will Rivera-Fantauzzi was shorter than many of the other boys in school. But he decided to make up for it in toughness and by working hard. He carried that same individual fortitude to U.S. Navy boot camp, where one of the instructors spied leadership potential in him and made Will the leader of a cafeteria serving line over several other recruits.
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