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WHO ARE THESE PROGRAMS FOR?

 

These programs are intended for Kentuckiana folks who are interested in exploring new career options or gaining new skills for the data economy. These skills can lead to high-paying jobs in a variety of fields. There is something for EVERYONE, and the technology field NEEDS YOU.    

 

We know that the field of computer science is lacking in diversity, equity, and inclusion, and we are trying to change that.  Come on and check it out! 

WILL THERE BE A LIMIT TO THE NUMBER OF INDIVIDUALS WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?

 

Self-led online programs are free.  

 

Instructor-led programs and workshops may have a cap on participation.  

 

CAN I ENROLL IN MULTIPLE PROGRAMS?

 

You may participate in as many self-led, online programs as you like.  


However, we will limit enrollments in multiple instructor-led programs to ensure more people can participate.  

WILL THESE PROGRAMS LEAD TO A JOB?

 

We cannot guarantee a job as a result of completing programs offered through this initiative.

 

That said, we will be working to connect participants with programming and resources intended to maximize the chance of making a successful job transition as soon as possible.

 

WHAT IS THE TIME COMMITMENT?

 

Programs range from 2-hour, teaser workshops to multi-week and multi-month courses designed to impart deeper skills and allow you to build a portfolio of work to demonstrate your skills to employers.

We will strive to offer multiple options to meet you where you are, including self-paced and cohort-based full-time and part-time programs.

FAQs

Louisville has a shortage of local talent with the skills needed to fill the new jobs of our digital future.

 

As an immediate response to COVID-19, we are bringing free programs to Louisville residents. All programs are conducted virtually, so you can learn in the safety and comfort of your own home. 

 

These programs will help you build valuable skills and credentials in specific, employer-vetted digital career tracks, including data analytics, digital marketinguser experience design and software engineering. Check out the entry level salary ranges and more below. 

 

Data

Analyst

Data Analysts help companies make sense of their data, by analyzing and presenting information to help drive business decisions.  Every business collects data, whether it's sales figures, market research, inventory, or transportation costs. A data analyst's job is to take that data and use it to help companies make better decisions.

 

Avg. Entry-Level Salary:

 

KY:  $45,000  

Digital

Marketer

Digital marketers help companies reach and acquire customers through digital channels, from Google search to social media. Digital marketers have both creative skills to draw prospects into a brand and analytical skills to determine the right channels, messages, and campaigns.

Avg. Entry-Level Salary:

 

KY:  $44,000 

UX/UI
Designer

UX (User Experience) Designers research, design, and architect how we experience products and services. They are the voice and advocate for the user's needs while balancing business goals. They conduct user research, design products and experiences, write copy, test products and present design solutions to business stakeholders.

 

Avg. Entry-Level Salary:

 

KY: $59,000

Software Engineer

Software Engineers use problem solving and programming skills to build and develop applications to solve business problems and meet customer needs.  There are many flavors of Software Engineer, from app and website developers, to maintainers of sophisticated networks for large companies, and everything in-between.

Avg. Entry-Level Salary:

 

KY:  $57,000