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Virginia Tech Continuing and Professional Education Partners with Fullstack Academy to Bring Coding, Cybersecurity Job Training to Virginia and Washington, D.C.

New 26-Week, Part-Time Bootcamps Qualify Individuals for the More Than 165,000 Open Positions in Region Virginia Tech Continuing and Professional Education has formed a partnership with Fullstack Academy to offer live, online bootcamps that will help address the tech industry's rapid job growth and increasing skills gap. Targeting early career or experienced professionals, the new part-time, 26-week VT Tech Bootcamp will teach skills to students that qualify them for high-paying, in-demand coding and cybersecurity jobs in the greater Washington, D.C., metro area and beyond.

Virginia Tech Continuing and Professional Education has formed a partnership with Fullstack Academy to offer live, online bootcamps that will help address the tech industry’s rapid job growth and increasing skills gap. Targeting early career or experienced professionals, the new part-time, 26-week VT Tech Bootcamp will teach skills to students that qualify them for high-paying, in-demand coding and cybersecurity jobs in the greater Washington, D.C., metro area and beyond.

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“The demand for professional education is becoming increasingly more important as individuals upskill, reskill, or seek workforce training that will lead to an expeditious transition into employment,” said Shelly Jobst, director of Virginia Tech Continuing and Professional Education. “We are expanding our noncredit program portfolio to help meet the demands for emerging technical skills in Virginia’s workforce. With emerging and ever-changing technology, the need for continuous learning is higher than ever and growth of CPE’s program portfolio in the greater Washington, D.C., metro area will result in targeted new program opportunities to serve the tech-talent pipeline.”

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With Virginia and Washington, D.C. hosting an abundance of defense agencies and contractors, the region ranks as one of the largest cybersecurity markets in the country, with nearly 115,000 open positions. Coding professionals are in high demand as well, posting more than 50,000 available jobs, according to Indeed and CyberSeek.

Virginia Tech Continuing and Professional Education, part of Outreach and International Affairs, works with university faculty, governmental organizations, and corporate thought leaders interested in designing programs that transform individuals, organizations, and communities through innovative learning experiences.

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