Want to learn or work in tech?
If you’re a student, senior or anyone interested in making a career transition, this list of resources will help you become more familiar with New York City’s booming technology startup community. Improve your technology skills, and join tech community organizations, and discover free and low-cost programs that are helping to make New York City a global hub for technology innovation.
- Apply to the NYC Web Development Fellowship, in partnership with the NYC Department of Small Business Services and The Flatiron School. Deadline is September 15 at 11:59PM.
- Register for the Mozilla Foundation’s FREE online course on digital literacy and teaching the web
- Learn about your company can build a digital presence and increase business with the Small Business Digital Toolkit
- Find free tech training courses in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens and Staten Island
- Access the Internet using free WiFi in every branch of every library system in NYC
- Find free or low-cost Internet and computer access through the City’s Schools and Recreation Centers
- Find Senior Centers with Internet access and training opportunities
- Learn to how code from Made in NY companies: Codecademy, Flatiron School, General Assembly, Girl Develop It, Skillcrush and Skillshare.
- Find coworking space
- Enter the NYC Next Idea competition
- Join the NY Tech Meetup and meet others passionate about innovation
- High school students can learn to code for free through CodeNow’s training program – apply today, deadline is September 20
- Apply to the Academy for Software Engineering, a public high school that teaches software coding
- Female High School sophomores and juniors: Apply for summer tech training at Girls Who Code
- NYC High School students Grades 9-12: Apply for Code Now
- Engineering students: Apply to be a hackNY fellow this summer
- Apply for the Master of Engineering Fall 2013 program at Cornell Tech – you’ll study in the temporary campus in Google’s NYC headquarters
- Apply for Urban Informatics graduate program at the NYU Center for Urban Science and Progress
- Apply for a Master’s Degree in Data Analytics at The School of Professional Studies
- Apply to The Grove School of Engineering, at the City College
- Study at The Lawrence N. Field Center for Entrepreneurship at Baruch College
- Study at Columbia’s Institute for Data Sciences and Engineering
- Learn more about the P-TECH Program for high school and early college students to gain exposure to careers in Information Technology
- Apply to be a part of MOUSE, a student tech training program
- Apply for NYC Generation Tech, a tech-entrepreneurship program for hands-on learning and mentorship for NYC high school students
- See the NYC Tech Talent Draft college tour schedule