Alachua, FL (August 16, 2023) — CareerSource North Central Florida (CSNCFL) is pleased to announce its new partnership with Springboard, an industry-leading online learning platform preparing students for in-demand careers through comprehensive, mentor- and instructor-led programs, to offer eligible Alachua and Bradford County residents flexible, fast online training for in-demand careers in data analytics. No prior experience is required, but candidates must have at least a high school diploma or equivalent to qualify for the courses.
“We are thrilled to offer this new partnership with Springboard,” says Phyllis Marty, Chief Executive Officer of CareerSource North Central Florida. “This collaboration allows local job seekers to access in-demand job training and qualifications that are otherwise not readily available.”
The Springboard Data Analytics Course will teach students how to transform real-world datasets into actionable recommendations, master technical and strategic thinking skills, and frameworks, develop an advanced ability to use visualization tools, and learn how to leverage industry tools and languages, including Tableau, Microsoft Power BI, SQL, Python, and more.
Throughout this 6–7 month program, students will develop their data skillset through a project-based curriculum and experiential learning, all backed by live human support. Students will be expected to dedicate 20 hours per week to the course, with the ability to work around their personal schedule.
“We aim to provide new pathways to career advancement opportunities,” said Kim Drew, General Manager of Workforce Partnerships at Springboard. “We are confident that our human-led learning approach, modern curriculum, and cohort-based design will set students in the Alachua and Bradford areas up for success.”
For more information or to apply for the course, call 352.955.2245 or visit www.careersourcencfl.com/springboard.
About CareerSource North Central Florida
CareerSource North Central Florida is the Local Area Workforce Development Board for Alachua and Bradford Counties operating as the one-stop center for individuals seeking support in career planning, job search, relocation assistance, on-the-job training and internship opportunities, access to hiring events, and more. In addition, CSNCFL helps businesses recruit, train, retain and upskill talent through seminars, coaching, grants and strategic partnerships.
Springboard is an online learning platform preparing students for in-demand technology careers through mentor- and instructor-led programs with the mission of transforming lives through education. Springboard’s learning experiences are flexible and designed to fit into students’ busy lives while providing support from advisors and mentors. Since the company was founded in 2013, over 20,000 students across 100+ countries have used Springboard to advance their careers through the platform’s comprehensive learning programs. Graduates have secured jobs with employers including Microsoft, Google, Meta, LinkedIn, Deloitte, Intel, IBM, Salesforce, and more. The company is based in San Francisco and has been named to the Inc. 5000 and GSV EdTech 150 lists. For more information, visit springboard.com or follow along on LinkedIn, Twitter, and Instagram.
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