Software Development Program

Queensborough Community College (QCC) CUNY TechWorks is an employment and training program that offers career pathways to the booming tech industry through regional and local partnerships.

Are you:

  • 18 years or older?

  • Authorized to work in the US?

  • A high school graduate (or GED/TASC)?  

  • Interested in technology?

Why Choose CUNY TechWorks?

Learn to code for free with QCC CUNY TechWorks Software Development Program. We offer participants the opportunity to take college-credit courses in software and web development, as well as paid internships to gain practical experience in the workplace. Our program also includes weekly workshops, support with creating online portfolios, career counseling and job placement assistance to help participants successfully enter New York City's booming tech sector.

College credits earned in our program can be applied towards QCC's AAS degree in Information and Internet Technology.

Highlights:

  • Five college-credit classes, applicable to QCC's AAS Information and Internet Technology degree

  • Weekly professional development workshops

  • Convenient class schedules

  • Paid internships

  • Online portfolio development

  • Career counseling and job placement

Eligibility

  • 18 years or older

  • Authorized to work in the US

  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED/TASC)

  • Interest in learning technology

  • Technical Assessment and TABE


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Program Contacts

Cara Shousterman, PhD, Program Director, QCC CUNY TechWorks

Cara Shousterman

Program Director
Phone: (718) 281-5690
CShousterman@qcc.cuny.edu

Sherill Samuel, Software Engineer, Tech Success Manager, QCC CUNY TechWorks

Sherill Samuel

Tech Success Manager
Phone: (718) 281-5004
SSamuel@qcc.cuny.edu

Oslyn Charles, Student Support Specialist, QCC CUNY TechWorks

Oslyn Charles

Student Support Specialist
Phone: (718) 281-5695
OMathlin@qcc.cuny.edu

This workforce solution was funded by a grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor's Employment and Training Administration. The solution was created by the grantee and does not necessarily reflect the official position of the U.S. Department of Labor. The Department of Labor makes no guarantees, warrantees, or assurances of any kind, expressed or implied, with respect to such information, including any information or it's completeness, timeliness, usefulness, adequacy, continued availability or ownership. CUNY TechWorks is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

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