Partnership offers tech training for alumni
Nov. 3, 2017 RESTON, VA – Eastern Oregon University and Revature, a leading technology talent development company, have established a strategic partnership to provide EOU students and alumni with
no-cost, hands-on technology training that will prepare them to fill critical gaps in the technology workforce.
Revature offers intensive online and in-person coding programs to teach alumni the diverse technology skills companies seek. The unique partnership offers students and alumni free training that otherwise would cost thousands of dollars.
“This partnership connects EOU graduates with the many career opportunities in today’s tech industry,” said David Vande Pol, EOU’s executive director of Regional Outreach and Innovation. “We’re excited about the skills and networks Revature has to offer for our students and alumni.”
Vande Pol notes that EOU’s regional centers, hosted at community colleges throughout Oregon, also connect alumni with Revature’s training program.
“By attending EOU at our regional sites and online, students can complete their degrees and start building a career with Revature,” Vande Pol said. “I am looking forward to bringing this program to our locations around the state.”
The partnership also considers K-12 students, encouraging the next generation of college graduates to become technology leaders.
Graduates of Revature’s immersion program are certified in the latest enterprise-level, next-gen and niche technologies, helping them make an immediate impact upon entering the workforce.
“Through our partnership with Eastern Oregon University we are working to alleviate the technology skills gap,” said Joe Mitchell, executive vice president of academic partnerships at Revature. “We are able work with their highly talented students and alumni and provide them with a direct path to becoming highly skilled software developers.”
For more information or to enroll visit revature.com/eou.
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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 revature.com.