SolvIT, Inc. to Participate in the Grand Circus – Tech Hire Bootcamp

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September 17, 2018
[DETROIT] – This October, SolvIT is proud to be working with Grand Circus to offer additional funding for a coding bootcamp thanks to the TechHire Initiative. On August 21, Mayor Mike Duggan’s Detroit at Work initiative announced the opening of applications for the next ‘Tech Hire Bootcamp’ with Grand Circus, a professional technology training institute in Detroit and Grand Rapids, as the training provider partner. Applications from Detroit residents, 18 and older, were accepted through August 31. Students accepted to the program will receive full funding to attend the coding bootcamp through Detroit at Work. Participants must commit to full-time classwork – 9 a.m. through 5 p.m., Monday through Friday - at Grand Circus, beginning on October 8, 2018 and ending on December 14, 2018.
The 12-week Tech Hire Bootcamp will prepare students to immediately enter the workforce as entry-level developers in positions like Business Analyst, Web Developer, Quality Assurance Tester or Program Manager. Through hands-on and experiential learning, students will be exposed to a variety of essential programming code, including Java. As another layer of support, all Bootcamp graduates will benefit from career assistance, including guaranteed first round interviews at leading tech companies including SolvIT, Inc.
About Detroit at Work
Detroit at Work is an initiative launched by Mayor Mike Duggan in 2017 to build Detroit’s talent pool, create opportunity for Detroiters and give Detroit employers access to talent that meets their business needs. Detroit at Work has three Career Centers in the city, located at 9301 Michigan Avenue, 5555 Conner and 18100 Meyers. At these centers, Detroit residents can access a wide range of free career-oriented and barrier removal services, including recruitment events, career advisement, education and workshops.
About Grand Circus
Grand Circus believes everyone should have access to a tech career. With campuses in Detroit and Grand Rapids, Grand Circus has trained more than 1,000 software developers. Graduates of the company’s coding bootcamps work at nearly 200 companies throughout the state. Its innovative 12-week coding bootcamps provide students with the technical and soft skills employers need to effectively grow their business.

About SolvIT, Inc.
After starting as a team of two in 1999, today SolvIT has over 130 team members in two locations in Rochester Hills, MI to provide customized and innovative technology solutions for any industry. SolvIT’s specialties include custom technology solutions, premium help desk support, automotive technology, private cloud hosting, and data acquisition and validation.
Denise Zaluski-Seruga, Human Resource Manager
(248) 881-3716

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