Workforce Development with NVTC
NVTC has several programs and initiatives to help members meet their workforce development needs.
NVTC is launching an expanded effort to address the workforce challenges of NVTC members and the Greater Washington technology community. The NVTC Tech Talent Initiative aims to serve the needs of our members and the greater business community by exploring the current and future talent needs of the region's technology employers.
Launched in 2013, the NVTC Veterans Employment Initiative supports member companies in their efforts to recruit, hire, train and retain qualified Veteran and military spouse employees
NVTC is proud to partner with SySTEMic Solutions, Northern Virginia Community College's (NOVA) program to develop a sustainable STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) pipeline in the region with the collaboration among school divisions, university partners, businesses and community organizations. SySTEMic Solutions engages students as early as elementary school and inspires and supports them to pursue STEM education into high school, NOVA, universities and into the workforce. NVTC has challenged its members to commit 10,000 volunteer hours in the coming school year to support students and teachers in K-16 STEM education through SySTEMic Solutions. Click here to learn more about SySTEMic Solutions and how you can get involved.
Find your next intern with NVTC's directory of university intern programs. From internships to co-ops and part time positions, the region's top universities have provided essential information so that you can strengthen your workforce with the region's hardest working students.
The NVTC Job Board provides members the opportunity to post jobs and search resumes specific to the technology industry and our region. This unique, focused career center qualifies applicants before they are listed, taking away the need to sift through thousands of emails in order to find candidates with the right level of expertise and background for your company.
NVTC supports the Commonwealth STEM Industry Internship Program (CSIIP), a free, online tool, funded by the Commonwealth of Virginia and supported by the Virginia Governor's Office, which companies can utilize to find the interns of their choice from any accredited Virginia college or university.
NVTC advocates in Richmond for policies to boost Virginia's technology workforce through a robust science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education pipeline and by increasing the number of STEM certifications and degrees awarded statewide. Click here to see updates and legislation from the most recent legislative session.