Staff Contact

Grainne Dwyer – Program Manager
Annie Abbott – Case Manager
Donnell Brock – Advisor
Yvonne James – Program Facilitator or (904) 646-2148

We are located at FSCJ South Campus in Building “F.”

The Jacksonville area is ranked third in the United States for IT growth and number three of the top 10 digital cities (Forbes Business, September 2013). Known informally as the “Tech Coast,” information technology employs more than 12,000 and serves as a critical regional economic driver.

  • Are you an IT professional needing some refresher courses?
  • Have a passion for programming?
  • A veteran looking to return to the civilian workforce?

If you have been unemployed/underemployed for 27 weeks or more, Florida State College at Jacksonville’s I-Tech program can get you on the fast track to a career in the IT industry!

The Information Technology Rapid Reemployment (I-Tech) program targets entry-, middle- and high-skilled occupations in the high demand Computer Information Technology (CIT) industry of Jacksonville and the surrounding Northeast Florida region. Qualified participants will prepare for occupations as computer programmers, database administrators and computer user and network support specialists, with career ladder opportunities as network and computer systems architects and administrators, computer systems analysts and computer and information systems managers.

We offer a customized training program, developed in collaboration with local and regional employers, designed to provide qualified students with the skills necessary to pursue jobs such as:

  • Testers
  • Developers
  • Programmers

We offer paid, on-the-job internships with some of Northeast Florida’s leading companies. After completion of the program, you will have gained skills to increase your marketability and be prepared for industry certifications.

  • Unemployed/Underemployed for 27 weeks or more
  • Successfully pass a background check
  • Qualify for funding for modules via CareerSource
  • Complete aptitude assessments Career Scope and Florida Ready to Work
  • Alluvion Staffing
  • Astadia
  • CSX
  • Duval County Public Schools
  • JEA
  • JSO
  • Medical Tracking Solutions
  • OnPay Solutions, Inc.
  • North Florida Community Action Agency
  • United Way Real $ense
  • River Region
  • Paid internship
  • Paid industry certification exams

We are located at FSCJ South Campus in Building “F.”

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