Upwardly Global will prepare you for the most in-demand jobs by giving you opportunities to upgrade your technical skills and acquire new ones. 

Program participants may decide to “upskill” by advancing their knowledge in their current field or “reskill” by transitioning to a new, high-demand field such as information technology (IT), healthcare, engineering, business/logistics, accounting, finance, data science and marketing.

Upwardly Global connects job seekers to top-tier training platforms and certifications via scholarships and partnerships with leading technical educational organizations across the country.

Code the Dream offers intensive training in software development followed by an internship. Through this partnership, Upwardly Global’s job seekers study web and mobile software development using current languages and frameworks such as JavaScript, React, and Ruby on Rails. Our job seekers gain hand-on experience by building apps and technology platforms for a range of startups, nonprofits, and government clients during their internship with Code the Dream.

Upwardly Global provides its job seekers unlimited, free access to courses in relevant industries on Coursera, an online database of college courses and trainings from top U.S. colleges and universities. Upwardly Global participants acquire skills in front-end and back-end development, CCNA/CCNP, cyber security, data analytics/data science, digital marketing, IT support, and machine learning.

Google IT Support Professional Certificate prepares Upwardly Global job seekers for roles in IT support. In this five-course certificate, students gain skills in technical support, computer networking, operating systems, system administration and IT infrastructure services, and IT security.

The Job Hackers provides training on Agile software development. Their Agile MBA™ class prepares Upwardly Global job seekers for the Agile certification and possible placement as a Scrum Master or Agile Project Manager. 

Microsoft and LinkedIn are partnering with Upwardly Global on its digital skills initiative, aimed at equipping the workforce with the skills, certifications, and tools needed to fill in-demand roles. Through this partnership, Upwardly Global job seekers gain free access to Microsoft and LinkedIn Learning paths and content, preparing candidates to fill roles in fields like data analysis, financial analysis, project management, and software development. 

Per Scholas’s technical training prepares Upwardly Global job seekers to work in key technical roles, including IT support, cyber security, data engineering, and application development. 

Splunk is committed to training the workforce of tomorrow by equipping candidates with skills for the opportunities of today. Upwardly Global candidates across the country are being trained in IT operations and network security, including Splunk fundamentals, Splunk Enterprise system administration and troubleshooting, and data administration to land roles as Splunk Administrators and more!

Trailhead is a free online learning platform that teaches people how to use Salesforce using interactive, self-paced tutorials. Through Trailhead, Upwardly Global job seekers are strengthening their skill sets to prepare for roles such as Salesforce Administrator, Salesforce Developer, and Business Analyst.

Udemy is the world’s largest online learning destination that helps students, businesses, and governments gain the skills they need to compete in today’s economy. Upwardly Global job seekers have access to over 7,000 courses from Udemy for Business, a curated list of the most in-demand skills taught by real-world experts and practitioners on Udemy. A number of Udemy courses will prepare job seekers to pass industry-recognized certifications, including CompTIA A+, CCNA, and Project Management Professional (PMP).