Information sessions to be held throughout September HUNTINGTON, W.VA. ’96 CentralApp, a West Virginia-based company, is offering job-seekers throughout Southern West Virginia the chance to learn high-tech skills — and get paid while doing it.
The Tech Jobs Tour made a stop in Charleston Tuesday to help connect the booming technology sector with workers from all backgrounds. But the conversation inevitably shifted to how the Mountain State can adapt in the face of the declining coal economy.
Less than nine months after starting the process, each of the seven final interns in a TechHire Eastern Kentucky-affiliated, work-based learning internship in Hazard, Ky., have earned their third Salesforce coding/development certification and are starting new, high-skill tech careers this month.
Just over five months after taking the first step to new tech careers, seven interns in the latest TechHire Eastern Kentucky-affiliated, work-based learning internship only have one benchmark left to meet before obtaining employment, while an eighth person has already exited the program to a new job.
CentralApp Technologies is partnering with the Eastern Kentucky Concentrated Employment Program, Inc. (EKCEP) and Teleworks USA to assist the interns as they undertake a rigorous, nine-month immersive curriculum compiled and delivered by CentralApp. Eight of the original 10 interns accepted into the internship have successfully completed the first phase of the program, having earned certifications as Administrators for Salesforce, the …