Computing Career Corps

Computing Career Corps

Through several hands-on lessons and activities, Computing Career Corps introduces students to a variety of in-demand occupations in the field of technology including computer programming, software engineering, robotics, 3D printing and app development. Students gain a solid understanding of the inner workings of technology and use their newly acquired skills and creativity to develop solutions and products.

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We are currently accepting applications from committed and motivated Franklin County 9th or 10th graders. Students will attend in-person or virtual after school sessions through May. Successful students will be able to participate in a 4-week, PAID SUMMER internship. To qualify, students must be TANF eligible.

  • After school sessions in coding, 3D printing and hardware
  • Upon successful program completion, earn a laptop or $400 cash
  • June-July: Summer internship focused on app development, web development and math
  • Earn digital badges
  • Upon successful internship
    completion, earn up to $1,500

Program Components

  • Lessons covering topics such as Coding, App Development, 3D Printing, Robotics, Game Design, Web Development, Digital Media and Big Data
  • Student Social Network (digital citizenship), Blogs (reflective writing), Project presentations
  • Program Kit that includes student supplies, software and materials
  • Evaluations and Assessments
  • Training and ongoing support

Features

  • Grade Band: High School, 9th – 12th grades
  • Program Hours: 45+ hours of programming
  • Venue: In-class or after-school
  • Instruction: Content delivered by Computer Science Teacher, by two certified TECH CORPS Instructors or team of TECH CORPS volunteers
  • Category: Exploration