May is Military Appreciation Month!!! News from VetsInTech

May is Military Appreciation Month, and for VetsinTech it’s the perfect time to announce some great new partnerships, new chapters, and tremendous opportunities for veteran engagement nationwide.

NEW VetsinTech PARTNERSHIP NEWS!

Approximately 12% of all unfilled jobs in the United States are information technology jobs, and VetsinTech, with its eight national chapters and thousands of veteran members, stands poised to meet employment needs with a network of well-trained, fully-certified transitioning military veterans.

Alongside industry partners like Salesforce, Microsoft, Akamai, Auction.com, ManpowerGroup, and more, VetsinTech is working to create a healthy ecosystem to empower veterans nationwide to tap into tech-related education opportunities, along with related internship and employment placements.

To that end, we’re pleased to announce the following new training partnerships as part of the ViT Internship/Apprenticeship Program: (details to be announced soon)

Palo Alto Networks – Cybersecurity Training – Palo Alto Networks is committed to working with VetsinTech to provide cybersecurity training using their Essentials 1, Essentials 2, PCNSE6, and CNSE 5.1 learning modules which are well recognized in the industry

NetApp – will offer at no charge NetApp Certified Storage Associate (NCSA) training materials and certification, assist ViT to develop the training program and will promote certified veterans to NetApp’s ecosystem of customers and partners to help identify apprenticeship opportunities

Salesforce –  VetsinTech is an Academic Alliance Partner of Salesforce.com offering training and referring veterans into VetForce to enroll in Salesforce ADMIN 201 training classes. Salesforce.com  is committed to helping VetsinTech get veterans trained and into internship programs over the next 5 years: http://www.salesforcefoundation.org/grants/vetforce RockTech is providing free training licenses of its technology to help veterans prepare for the course and certification exam.

Microsoft – Microsoft has joined the VetsinTech employer coalition and ViT is referring veterans into the Microsoft MSSA training program http://westillserve.com/mssa/

Galvanize gSchool – VetsinTech is co-located in Galvanize in SF.   We are working together to get veterans scholarships and enrolled in full stack developer training

UPCOMING EVENTS – MAY 2015

Events this month are dedicated to Veteran entrepreneurship. Get plugged in during these upcoming VetsinTech events across the nation:

VetsinTech Education for Entrepreneurs – Finance, Legal, and Customer Development, San Francisco – May 26  Click here

VetsinTech VetCap, Austin – May 26 Click here

VetsinTech Education for Entrepreneurs, NYC – May 19 Click here

VetsinTech @Salesforce World Tour, DC – May 28th Click here

NEW CHAPTERS

This year, we’re rolling out 4 new chapters nationwide in the following cities: Denver, Raleigh, NC, Chicago, and in the “Florida High-Tech Corridor”

Curious if there’s a chapter in your city? Visit our site here to see all chapter locations.

Want to start a chapter in your area? Contact us here.