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LaunchCode: Plugging into Tech Jobs

Are you a CCIT graduate? Are you currently in one of our technology programs and in your final 15 credit hours? Do you want to learn more about earning an average of $15 per hour in a paid apprenticeship with an IT company? Are you plugging into tech jobs? LaunchCode may be the answer.  

LaunchCode is a company that matches you with one of over 500 employer partners for a paid partnership. Many apprentices are then hired into full-time roles. LaunchCode also offers free training programs and resources.  This company will be on the St. Petersburg College Gibbs Campus Thursday, May 30. Join us from 12:30-2:00 pm for an information session. The session will take place in the Social Arts building, SA114.

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Are you preparing for a job? If so, LaunchCode also offers help with interview readiness. They will share tips to prepare you to share your experience and skillset in an interview in the most effective way possible. LaunchCode also provides training for on-the-job skills.Come find out what it takes to land your first job in the tech arena. Former apprentices will share their experience and answer questions. This is a great opportunity to build your network of tech professionals. 

All the jobs are Monday through Friday between the hours of 9:00 am and 5:00 pm. Please keep this in mind if you are taking classes or have other commitments. This event will be an excellent professional networking opportunity. Mark your calendars and make a plan to attend this “don’t miss” event. 

Feel free to RSVP using Handshake, our internal job and event board.

CLICK HERE TO RSVP

We have preloaded your information in Handshake for you! Activate your account today by logging in with your SPC email address at spcollege.joinhandshake.com or click on the Handshake link in MyCourses (under Career Planning).

Once logged in, make sure to finish the account setup process. Check the grey progress bar at the top of the page to make sure you complete all the steps. Once you complete the steps, feel free to download the Handshake App for iOS devices or android devices.

If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to Sara Sabourin. Sara is the Career Outreach Specialist on the St. Petersburg Gibbs Campus.