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 CUNY TechWorks Software Development Program at Queensborough. We offer two pathways to learn software and web development at no cost to our students.

Participants may choose to attend either: (1) our ten week intensive summer bootcamp, or (2) our three semester part-time program, which includes college-credit courses that can be applied towards QCC's AAS degree in Information and Internet Technology. Both options also include support with creating online portfolios, paid internships to gain workplace experience, career counseling and job placement assistance to help participants successfully enter New York City's booming tech sector.

Summer Bootcamp Program

Highlights

  • Quickest path to employment

  • Daytime classes

  • Taught by industry experts.

  • Paid internships

  • Online portfolio development

  • Career counseling and job placement

Part-Time For-Credit Program

Highlights

  • Five free software programming college-credit classes

  • Evening classes

  • Weekly professional development workshops

  • Paid internships

  • Online portfolio development

  • Career counseling and job placement

Eligibility (for both programs)

  • 18 years or older

  • Unemployed or underemployed

  • Authorized to work in the US

  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED/TASC)

  • Technical Assessment and  TABE

  • Interest in learning technology

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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, warranties, 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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