EduSource In The News
Custom software is a powerful tool—for those who can afford it. EduSource hires student developers as apprentices to help develop business process software at a more affordable cost for companies with specialized needs.
November 30, 2018
EduSource offers college students $40,000 and real-world experience alongside senior-level developers through a two-year apprenticeship. Founder Jason Beutler says he got the idea when his software engineering students at Taylor University were writing better code than an outsourced team he was overseeing.
July 3, 2018
EduSource offers junior- and senior-level college students a two-year, paid apprenticeship in software development where they can make up to $40,000 while still in school. The apprentices are supervised by seasoned pros with 15-25 years of experience, but accountability is key at EduSource and apprentices work on almost every project.
May 9, 2018
Branded as “Software for Good,” EduSource has launched a campaign to assist one nonprofit organization with $25,000 in support through a custom software project.
April 17, 2017
EduSource, a custom software development firm, announced plans to expand its operations in Carmel, creating up to 30 new high-wage jobs by 2019. Through an emphasis on coaching, EduSource hires a network of student apprentices who work directly with full-time senior engineers to build custom software for clients.
July 31, 2020
It is no secret that certain fields, such as the STEM field, are fields were women and minorities are underrepresented. The STEM field is one that drives innovation in our society, as all technological progresses are derived from the advances and discoveries made in the fields of STEM.
August 6, 2020
Modern apprenticeships — more and more embraced in Silicon Valley and throughout California — are proving to be one of the best paths we have for those who have been systematically held back from advancing into high-skill, high-pay jobs.
July 17, 2020
Purdue says the Cyber Apprenticeship Program is the result of months of collaboration to develop educational outcomes that align with Department of Defense cybersecurity staff guidelines. The university says the program will support the Naval Sea Systems Command Warfare centers and aims to support the demand for cybersecurity professionals across the nation.
July 8, 2020
With unemployment at its highest level since the Great Depression and more than 1 million Americans filing for jobless benefits for the 14th straight week, high school and college students are facing a challenge many did not anticipate at such a young age.
July 3, 2020
Indyfluence runs through July 22. Nearly 80% of the interns for the seven companies involved, which also include Century 21, Allison Transmission and Indiana University Health, are working virtually. Half of the interns are from out of state but are learning about working in, for and with Indianapolis.
June 19, 2020
When Covid-19 struck, Cedric Bobo moved his internship program for Black and Hispanic students program online. But when he heard that New York City had canceled 75,000 paid summer internships, he took the program one step further. He decided to use Project Destined’s learning platform as a gateway to replace at least some of those lost internships.
June 24, 2020
Although USC has scholarship programs to support students who cannot afford to take an unpaid internship, these funds are awarded to an extremely small pool of applicants and offer only a small stipend that is insufficient for students looking to support themselves. To better address the issues of unpaid internships, USC needs to expand these programs to more students and increase the stipend.
TechPoint's 'S.O.S. Challenge' to give work experience & stipends to 500 students who lost summer internships due to COVID-19 cuts
May 28, 2020
“We couldn’t stand by and just let students fall through the cracks or allow our tech employers’ talent pipelines to dry up,” said Mike Langellier, TechPoint president and CEO. “TechPoint is uniquely suited to do something here so we committed to not only serving students in our Xtern program but to help as many others as we could.”
June 9, 2020
More people are talking about how to make apprenticeships remote after the COVID-19 pandemic. But experts worry remote experiences can’t provide what makes them most successful, even if they could broaden access.
May 21, 2020
A tuition-free trade school helping low-income community members is expanding in southern Arizona. Sigma College University Trade School, based in Phoenix, offers housing to people going through job training. “We can literally take someone that’s homeless off the street, put them through this program and within 6 to 24 months they have achieved sustainability,” said Sigma CUTS Founder Blu Mitchell.
June 8, 2020
Internships that are going ahead this summer will be going virtual, and many will be shorter in length and without some key benefits. Students may get a résumé builder and new contacts, but they’ll miss out on the spontaneous interactions, some of the networking opportunities and the up-close inside looks that have long defined the summer internship.
May 4, 2020
The next four months may be the worst career environment that college students—and college career development offices—have faced since the Great Depression.
May 3, 2020
But the novel coronavirus, which has yet to peak in the District, is upending that tradition, as businesses — with offices closed and many companies suffering financially — cancel and delay summer internship programs. About 80 percent of employers nationwide are making changes to their programs, including shortening the length of the internships they offer or asking interns to work remotely, according to a National Association of Colleges and Employers survey of more than 400 companies. Several dozen companies are taking more extreme steps, the survey found, including canceling programs and rescinding offers.
April 28, 2020
Seven in ten American students enroll in college shortly after graduating high school, where they pay thousands of dollars to sit in classrooms for four years or longer. Upon graduation, many do not find jobs that utilize the skills they learned in college. An apprenticeship, by contrast, allows people starting their careers to work and earn a wage while cultivating the skills they’ll need in the workforce.
March 20, 2020
Democrats and Republicans on the House Education and Labor Committee have proclaimed their desire to work together to revise the National Apprenticeship Act. The goal would be to increase federal funding and to add flexibility to the rules associated with the creation of apprenticeships, all with the intent of filling the 7 million open jobs that employers are having trouble filling.
March 18, 2020
Workforce development was top of mind for governors during their 2020 addresses. At least 34 governors stressed the need to expand such efforts, which could be accomplished by growing apprenticeship programs and work-based learning opportunities.
March 13, 2020
Hoping to increase registered apprenticeships beyond the approximately 585,000 that exist now, Rep. Susan Davis (D-Calif.) is advocating for a first-ever reauthorization of the National Apprenticeship Act, which was first enacted in 1937.
March 11, 2020
The rule arrives at a time of heightened interest in apprenticeships among both employers and workers. State governments in particular have been at the forefront of apprenticeship expansion.
March 3, 2020
The conversation is being pushed along by public initiatives, policymakers, commercial education companies, and entrepreneurs themselves, who are now preaching the value of earn-and-learn arrangements. They say it’s an affordable way to train employees or upskill existing staff, and that the long-term effect is strong.
March 3, 2020
By promoting the collaboration between higher education and apprentice programs, we can help to prepare the next generation for good-paying jobs, while addressing our nation’s shortage of trained workers.
February 26, 2020
Ivy Tech Community College has received nearly $4 million as part of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Apprenticeship: Closing the Skills Gap grant program. The college says it will use the funding to launch its Industrial Internet of Things Apprenticeship Expansion.
February 4, 2020
Also, as the apprenticeship model expands to include a wider range of career pathways, both structured coaching relationships and mentorships are becoming more prevalent in corporate businesses.
January 9, 2020
In contrast to Europe and Australia, U.S. firms are latecomers to apprenticeship. Nevertheless, an overwhelming majority of 900 employers surveyed said their programs produced net economic gains.
December 10, 2019
In health care, financial services, software development — even law — apprenticeships are offering an alternative to paying college tuition.
December 3, 2019
While apprenticeships are already well known as a job-training opportunity for electricians and others with skilled trades, they can also be a solid alternative to technical college or other classroom instruction.
December 3, 2019
The shortage of skilled technology professionals is a big challenge for IT. One possible solution: Taking advantage of apprenticeship programs aimed at preparing students and workers from non-IT fields for technology careers.
October 21, 2019
The task force addressed some sobering truths about employment in America. It found that the more traditional, four-year college education route results in a “skills gap.” Undergraduates simply weren’t prepared for the job demands of the 21st century, and employers had difficulty finding qualified personnel for relevant positions.
August 21, 2019
When a candidate has taken the opportunity to be an apprentice or intern in one’s given field, versus working an hourly, seasonal job, who do you think an employer will value more and be more likely to hire? Apprenticeships give candidates a huge advantage.
July 15, 2019
The U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL’s) newly proposed apprenticeship programs would be available to certified industry groups, schools, nonprofits and unions and would be largely free from regulatory oversight.