Tech Jobs are Coming
Nearly 8,000 new tech jobs are expected to open in the Portland metro area over the next decade. WorkSource Portland Metro and partner organizations are helping to prepare local job seekers for tech careers. TechRise PDX aims to increase diversity in the tech industry by serving those with barriers to employment in the tech industry, especially people of color and women.

TechRise PDX is a Program to Prepare Young People
The TechRise PDX program will help 340 young adults gain skills and credentials for tech jobs such as:

  • Computer & Information Analysts
  • Software Developers & Programmers
  • Database & Systems Admin/Network Architects
  • Computer Support Specialists

Eligible participants enrolled into the program will work with a career coach and receive ongoing help with:

  • Career Planning
  • Placement into Tech Related Classroom, Online or Worksite Training
  • Job Placement Assistance

Eligibility Requirements
If you have a knack for technology, or the curiosity and drive to solve problems, TechRise PDX may be for you.

To enroll, you must:
  • Be 18 to 29 years old
  • Able to document you are a US citizen or legal to work in the United States
  • Have a high school diploma or GED