About Us

OUR MISSION

Creating a path to a career in tech for all

Reskill Americans is a nonprofit that provides tuition-free100% of the costs and fees for historically underrepresented racial minorities are paid for by our donors software development training, mentorship and community to historically underrepresented racial minoritiesAmerican Indian, Alaskan Native, Black, Hispanic, Pacific Islander or other ethnic group underrepresented in science and engineering. across the U.S. We eliminate traditional barriers to access so that aspiring tech professionals with no prior experience can enroll in our rigorous, instructor–led online program. Participants who complete our seven-month program will be set on a path for a career in technology, equipped with internship experience, interview skills and a portfolio of work to show future employers.

Creating a path to a career in tech for all:

Our goal is to scale up access to software development training for historically underrepresented racial minoritiesAmerican Indian, Alaskan Native, Black, Hispanic, Pacific Islander or other ethnic group underrepresented in science and engineering. in the U.S. by eliminating traditional barriers to entry such as cost, access to credit, prior software development knowledge, and time. We want to give people the opportunity to participate in a sector that will pay them a competitive wage. Here’s what you need:

  • Laptop with internet access
  • Passion to learn
  • Determination to stick with it
  • Legally authorized to work in the U.S.

Landscape

  • The software development industry is projected to grow by 22% in the next 10 years (vs the 4% overall industry average).*
  • The tech industry is expected to add more than 531,000 new jobs in that timeframe. *

*According to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

WHY CHOOSE US

  • IT’S FREE.

    If you’re a historically underrepresented racial minority, your seven-month training is tuition free.

  • SIGNING UP IS EASY.

    No credit checks, no prior knowledge of software development required, and no experience needed.

  • LEARN FROM ANYWHERE, ANYTIME.

    Once the program starts, you can participate whenever it works for you, at any time of day. You just need to complete your weekly assignments on time in order to stay in the program. If you call behind, you can re-enroll.