Aspire Program – Tech Careers for Women

  • Full Time
  • NY-New York City
  • Junior Level
  • Applications have closed

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Get the edge in your career

We work with the biggest names in banking, technology, and insurance. We help them find driven graduates who are custom-trained in the skills they need. If you’re successfully placed, you’ll begin a 12-24 month placement with the client as a Wiley Edge employee. At the end of the placement, the majority convert to full time employees with the organization.

Imagine learning the technical skills you need to become a software developer. In a class with other women who support each other to succeed. All while being paid to train. Sound too good to be true? Thanks to our ‘Aspire’ program, it’s very much a reality.

Aspire is a 7-week instructor-led online course starting October 10th, 2022. Before the beginning of training, we’ll work to place you into a tech role with a global leading employer via our graduate program. We currently have roles available in New York City.

During the application process, you’ll get to show why you’re passionate about a career in tech. Apply to get started.

How it works:

  1. Apply online
  2. Complete the assessment process: This will involve an intro call with a member of our talent team, an online problem-solving test, and final interview.
  3. Join the 7-week full-time online training course: You’ll be paid $625 a week while learning practical skills from your instructor. Expect a mix of lecture type learning, collaborative group work, and individual coding assignments.
  4. Have the support you need: Whether it’s webinars on key technical areas with Hristiana from our talent team, or drop-in sessions with our Academy Experience Managers, you’ll have a support network around you every step of the way.
  5. Get access to careers at leading employers: After the training, the goal is to place you with one of our clients via our graduate program. Our clients include top investment banks and insurance companies. But the choice is yours. There are no ‘lock-in’ clauses or unfair contracts. You’ll never have to pay a thing.

What you’ll learn:

This course will equip you with the skills needed to become a professional C++ Software Developer. By the end of the training, you’ll be able to:

  • Explain basic concepts in computer programming, including computational thinking and creating algorithms.
  • Create applications using the coding language ‘C++ with appropriate types and variables.
  • Demonstrate appropriate use of code layout, object names, and comments to increase code readability.
  • Identify basic principles of object-oriented programming.
  • In-depth knowledge of data structures and algorithms, and the ability to solve complex software engineering problems in a global setting,
  • Gain experience writing production C/C++/Python code, and R&D skills to address tough problems head-on.
  • The ability to collaborate with a global team of like-minded peers and work in a team setting.
  • Expand your knowledge of financial systems and related trading technologies (e.g. FIX)
  • Get your foot in the door at a leading employer:

If you’d prefer to complete the training and start your career elsewhere, that’s not a problem. We don’t make you sign any unfair contracts and you’ll never have to pay a thing.

What you need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Strong Coding abilities in C++
  • Authorized to work in the United States without need for sponsorship
  • Ability to work on site within New York City

We Aspire for greater diversity in tech:

It’s no secret, the tech industry needs more diversity. The standard entry requirements for tech graduate roles can act as a barrier, preventing people with potential from getting the start they deserve. As a training and careers provider, we asked ourselves, what can we do to help more women start careers in tech?

‘Aspire’ is a training course specifically for women, taught by women. The program has been designed to encourage more women to participate in technology roles and to help solve the issue of low representation in the industry.