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George Mason University
School of Information Technology and Engineering
4400 University Drive
Fairfax VA 22030

Top HATS Scholarship program is a partnership with local industry and other educational institutions to recruit high-achieving transfer students into computer science, electrical and computer engineering, systems engineering or urban systems engineering majors. Students will be sponsored by a local firm which includes full tuition, mentoring, summer employment, and paid internships.

Greater Washington Board of Trade
1129 20th Street, NW
Washington DC 20006
Ginnanne Italianno

Programs include:

  • Recruitment seminar series and resource directory bring effective recruitment tools to member companies.
  • Capital Move, a regional marketing campaign to bring more skilled workers to the Greater Washington region.
  • Regional Tech Intern On-line Network links to an on-line network of resumes of students seekng hight-tech internships.

Greater Washington Regional Partnership
A collaboration of the Greater Washington Board of Trade, the Northern Virginia Technology Council and the High Technology Council of Maryland

Planning and implementing of a Department of Labor Information Technology Training Grant for Dislocated Workers in Metropolitan Washington, DC.

Green Thumb, Inc.
2000 N. 14th Street
Suite 800
Arlington VA 22201

Provides training and employment assistance to older and disadvantaged workers.

High Technology Council of Maryland
2092 Gaither Road
Suite 220A
Rockville MD 20850
Ellen Schneider

Efforts include:

  • Developing model program to give area students real-work experiences in technology workplace.
  • Working through Regional High Technology Initiatives Committee to develop/certify IT skill standards and curricula in conjunction with Maryland Private Industry Councils.
  • Teaching for Tomorrow provides industry tours and summer internships for Montgomery County teachers at information technology and bio-tech firms.
  • Job Links links to member company job listings.
  • Bioscience Alliance Internship Network assists students seeking internships with one of Maryland's bioscience companies.
  • Regional Tech Intern On-line Network links to an on-line network of resumes of students seeking high tech internships.
  • Human Resource Network provides an on-going forum for human resources professionals to learn and share experiences.

Information Technology Association of America
1616 N. Ft. Myer Drive
Suite 1300
Arlington VA 22209
Lauren Brownstein

High Tech Workforce Resource Center outlines four broad categories of Information Technology Worker Professions

Jobs Partnership, Inc.
15104 Spring Meadows Drive
Germantown MD 20874
Pastor Stephen E. Tucker

Assists churches in working together to train, mentor and assist unemployed and underemployed residents of DC to enter and succeed in the workplace.

Jubilee Jobs
2712 Ontario Road, NW
Washington DC 20009
Terry Flood

Provides job training and placement for DC residents.

Kelinworth-Parkside Resident Management Corporation
4500 Quarles Street, NE
Washington DC 20019
Kimi O. Gray

Provides job training and placement, housing and support services.

Linked Workforce
5955 Joffa Place
Springfield, VA 22150
Donna P. Caudill

Linked Workforce addresses the shortage of skilled technical personnel. Through a partnership between WALCOFF and Virginia Economic Bridge geographically distant workers in Southwest Virginia and employers in Northern Virginia are linked via telecommunications and allows work to happen seamlessly without the burden and expense of travel and relocation.

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