Are you ready to drive innovation in the tech industry? 

Sharpen your professional toolkit and jumpstart your tech career transition

Calling all Black professionals ready for their next career move! Are you looking to—

  • Stand out to employers and land your first role in the tech industry
  • Tailor your current skill set to position you at the forefront of developing products and inspiring ingenuity in tech
  • Start building a fulfilling and impactful career in the tech industry

Sound like you?

Apply to Tech Prep today, and let Tech Equity Collective, an initiative started by Google, and MLT help you pivot into tech. Space is limited and applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. 

Applications closed on March 29, 2023, but we encourage you to learn more about Tech Equity Collective and upcoming opportunities. 

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Complement your technical skills with a professional toolkit to help you level up

Do you already have the technical knowledge to be an engineer, data scientist, or developer? Or, perhaps you have transferable skills that would make you perfect in a business and operations role? Either way, Tech Prep is designed to package, position, and expand your skill set to help you shine in the job market.

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Tech Prep equips you with the know-how to get hired, through:

  • Live or on-demand coaching and wellness sessions featuring expert instruction.
  • Connection to a community of professionals embarking on similar career transitions 
  • Curriculum providing pathway clarity, personal narrative, interview, negotiation topics, and more. 

Whether you’re growing in your career or just starting out, Tech Prep provides coaching and resources to help you make that next bold career move in tech.

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Application Requirements: 

  • Aspiring Black tech professional
  • Demonstrated technical skills (via professional experience, technical certification or degree) 
  • Interested in one or more of the following core career pathways: 
    • Core Technical Roles: Engineering, QA Assurance/Testing, Security, IT, Cybersecurity, and Data Science
    • Tech-adjacent Roles: Business Development and Partnerships, Sales, Marketing, and Advertising, Product Management, Design/UX, Program Management, Finance

*Note: Priority is given to applicants with demonstrated technical experience pursuing core technical roles

About Tech Equity Collective Tech Prep 

Tech Equity Collective (TEC), an initiative started by Google, accelerates Black innovation and representation in tech by bringing together community and industry partners to create programs and experiences that lead to tangible progress of Black tech innovators.

TEC has partnered with Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT), an organization that has spent over two decades preparing, engaging, and advancing underrepresented minorities through the ranks in the tech industry, to launch the Tech Equity Collective Tech Prep program.