The University of Arizona Partners with Revature to Fill In-demand Technology Jobs By Training the Next Generation of Tech TalentOctober 25th, 2017 — Revature
RESTON, VA – The University of Arizona and Revature, a leading technology talent development company, today announced a strategic partnership to provide University of Arizona students with no-cost, hands-on technology training that will help prepare them to fill critical gaps in the state’s workforce. Technology is one of the top contributors to Arizona’s economic growth, increasing the demand for highly skilled talent.
To meet these demands, Revature will offer intensive online and immersive coding programs to teach University of Arizona students and recent graduates the diverse technology skills needed by companies seeking employees and employ those that successfully complete the program. The partnership offers University of Arizona students and alumni free training that otherwise would cost thousands of dollars.
“Offering training in employable skills that boost student readiness to enter high demand careers, regardless of major, is a key component of our strategy to ensure return on a family’s investment in a University of Arizona degree,” said Abra McAndrew, Assistant Vice President, Student Engagement and Career Development.
Graduates of Revature’s immersive program become certified in the latest enterprise-level, next-gen and niche technologies, helping them become more marketable in the new labor workforce. Additionally, as more companies move to Arizona, they gain access to highly skilled, career-ready tech talent.
“We are directly addressing the state of Arizona’s need for developers with enterprise-level coding skills,” said Joe Mitchell, Executive Vice President of academic partnerships at Revature. “By partnering with the University of Arizona, we are able work with their highly talented students and alumni and provide them with a direct path to these companies seeking technology talent.”
For more information or to enroll visit: www.revature.com/arizona
About The University of Arizona
Established in 1885, the University of Arizona, the state’s super land-grant university with two medical schools, produces graduates who are real-world ready through its 100% Engagement initiative. Recognized as a global leader, the UA is also a leader in research, bringing more than $606 million in research investment each year, and ranking 21st among all public universities. The UA is advancing the frontiers of interdisciplinary scholarship and entrepreneurial partnerships and is a member of the Association of American Universities, the 62 leading public and private research universities. It benefits the state with an estimated economic impact of $8.3 billion annually.
Revature is a technology talent development company providing a turn-key talent acquisition solution for corporate and government partners and no-cost coding immersion programs for university graduates. We recruit, develop and deploy enterprise-ready technology talent, enabling our corporate partners to succeed and grow. With its unique talent development strategy, Revature successfully serves a wide range of Fortune 500 enterprises, government organizations and top systems integrators. Learn more at www.revature.com