IT skills are in demand and employers are hiring in Buffalo.
The Trocaire College Technology Institute is making a difference by helping people transition to new careers in IT leaving behind dead end, low paying jobs.
Your investment will result in a big opportunity, opening new doors to a rewarding career in IT. No previous IT experience is required. Trocaire program partners include TechBuffalo, New York State, United Way of Greater Buffalo, Buffalo and Erie County Workforce Development Consortium, 716 Ministries, ACCES-VR, and others.
According to Bureau of Labor Statistics data, more than 546,000 new IT jobs will be added over the next seven years with a median annual salary of $86,320. The employment rate for Computer and Information technology occupations is projected to grow 12% from 2018 to 2028, much faster than the average for all occupations.
In recognition of its efforts to help those impacted by the coronavirus pandemic transition to new careers in information technology, Trocaire College was recently presented with an Innovation Award by CompTIA, the nonprofit association for the global technology industry. Trocaire is one of 12 organizations recognized by CompTIA during its recent Partner Summit. More than 1,500 people from 70-plus countries participated in the online event.
CompTIA’s Innovation Award recognizes partners for their response to the pandemic and their commitment to continue to train to CompTIA courses and certification as they prepared students for careers in information technology (IT). Click here for the full press release.