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Are you interested in a career in IT? Come hear more about Year Up LA!

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West Los Angeles College

9000 Overland Avenue

Culver City, CA 90230

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Year Up is a free one-year program that provides young adults with hands-on skill development, corporate internships, an educational stipend, and college credit. The program consists of six-months of full-time professional training at West Los Angeles College followed by a six-month internship with a top company. Your internship may be at Snapchat, Sony, or Kaiser Permanente among many other leading organizations in the Los Angeles area.

You can apply to Year Up if you are:

  • 18 - 24 years old
  • A high school graduate or GED recipient
  • Eligible to work in the U.S.
  • Available Full-time Monday-Friday for the program year
  • Highly motivated to learn technical and professional skills


What do you gain from the program?

Technical Skills

  • Desktop and Network Support
  • Cyber Security and Malware/Viruses
  • Hardware Repair
  • Operating Systems
  • Microsoft Office and Outlook
  • Networking and TCP/IP

Business Skills

  • Business Writing Skills
  • Career Networking
  • Conflict Resolution and Negotiation
  • Working in Teams
  • Presentation Skills
  • Corporate Professionalism

Get the skills and opportunity you need to launch your professional career.

You will earn two Information Technology certificates and up to 30 college credits. 85% of Year Up graduates are employed or enrolled in post-secondary education within four months of graduation, with employed graduates earning an average starting salary of $36,000 per year. From our most recent graduating class at our Bay Area location, 94% are currently employed earning an average wage of $42,000 per year and we expect very similar results for our Los Angeles participants! Year Up participants also receive a stipend during the training period and during their internship.

When does the program start?

The program begins August 2017. Applications are considered on a rolling basis; we encourage you to come in now to get started.

You can learn more about our program at www.yearup.org. Feel free to call (424) 345-2353 with any questions. We look forward to meeting you!


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