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Find free resources that can help you nail your next Tech job or get skilled to get where you want to get.

Paid Training Programs

Take your first steps in the world of technology

Facebook: Discover Production Engineering Program.

This is a 12-month paid opportunity designed to support those interested in both software and systems engineering. Engineers in the program are assigned a team that are on the cutting edge of software development. Each engineer’s growth is supported by a manager, a mentor, as well as their team and the broader organization throughout the program. At the end of the program, those who have demonstrated their abilities to succeed and have an impact in PE, will be considered for a full-time position as a Production Engineer.

The Program is expanding in 2020 across 3 Facebook locations: Menlo Park, Seattle, NYC. For qualified candidates that accept the DPE Program offer, relocation assistance will be offered to those living in the United States.

Watch this video about Production Engineering at Facebook.

Courses

Grow in your career at your own pace

Salary Negotiation Resources:

If you're a woman, minority or generally didn't grow up in the right circles, you'll routinely earn less. You're locked out of tribal knowledge on tech compensation and it's a huge disadvantage.

Our Team at LiT found some amazing free resources that can educate you and help you negotiate salary. We know how hard it can be and we don't always know what is the right number to ask.

The American Association of University Women:

AAUW provide a free online course that will help you build your confidence and negotiate the right salary and benefits.

CANDOR:

Salary strategies everyone in tech already knows — but you don't.

Intro to Coding:

Thanks to our great friends at Sabio we have our first course for Latinas in Tech that want to learn coding. This course is free to our members.

 

The Intro to Front End Web Development is great for anyone that has already done a little of javascript online on their own, and are ready for the next step.  This course covers amazing concepts like Developer Tools and Null Checks.  It also comes with 6 hours of weekly support / live help with a Senior Tech Professional.

Online Courses:

HP LIFE:

Our friends at HP reached out with an amazing resource: HP LIFE. This resource is great for our Latinas, the best part is that courses are offered in English, Spanish, and Portuguese!

HP LIFE is a global online program providing business and IT skills training free of charge to people all over the world. HP LIFE is a program of the HP Foundation. The self-paced courses and online community are designed to help users develop business and IT skills in their own time and at their own pace. The courses are modular, interactive, and full of information and practical exercises that enable users to grow their business skills. The courses range from Starting a small business, raising capital, marketing to design thinking. 

Demo Tape Apprentice (iOS)
Onramp x Pandora:

Onramp is partnering with Pandora to build out an iOS Apprenticeship program for aspiring software engineers. The program is designed to recruit and train people from non-traditional backgrounds and is a great opportunity for anyone who's interested in iOS.

The application closes on January 28th so check it out and share with anyone you know who would be interested!