Explore Tech Talent Accelerator gets you “Tech Ready”

Explore Tech Talent Accelerator helps BIPOC entry level job seekers get hired. Each cohort will participate in culturally relevant programming to help job seekers get "Tech Ready".

Starts September 14, 2023. Application Deadline September 1st.


The Explore Tech Talent Accelerator will accept 20 entry level job seekers into a 6 week cohort to participate in weekly session providing tools and resources to help them get hired in the technology sector. Each participant will be paired with a dedicated mentor experienced in their career of interest who will provide personalized guidance and support throughout the program. To ensure a strong alignment between participants’ skills and professional goals, we will administer skills assessments to help job seekers develop a personal career path and plan. Job seekers who successfully complete the program will be placed in a paid position with an employer partner looking to build diverse and inclusive teams.

There is no cost to participate in Explore Tech. 

September 14th thru October 21st

access + equity + opportunity


Culturally Relevant Curriculum

  • A space for exploring professionals to learn about career pathways in technology
  • Industry leaders to support career advancement through mentorship and coaching
  • A global network of Black and Brown technology professionals
  • Access to employers that value inclusion and equity

Session One: Intro to Technology

Session Two: Building Your Professional Brand

Session Three: Career Mapping and Planning

Session Four: Purpose Driven Job Search

Session Five: Mastering Your Technical Interview


  • Over 18 years of age
  • Interested in a career in tech
  • Currently looking for work
  • Lives in the Greater New Orleans Area
  • Available for in-person classes Thursdays 6pm- 8pm
      *Program commitment is 5 hours each week.

Learn more about jobs in tech here. Sign up for our information session on August 31st here.

Become an explore tech ambassador

Mentors Wanted

Ambassadors help job seekers with their career path through mentorship and coaching, classroom instruction and online engagement.

  • Over 18 years of age
  • 10+ as a professional in the technology industry
  • Can commit to 1-2 hours each week in mentorship and coaching
  • Available for hybrid instruction

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Explore Tech Talent Accelerator is program of the Inclusive Tech South Foundation funded in part by Microsoft Philanthropies. Inclusive Tech South Foundation is a 501c3 non profit organization committed to addressing inequities in the technology sector by delivering programs focused on advocacy, community and education to bridge the digital divide.