Robert Morris University

Training Partnership with SkillStorm Announced

University teams with SkillStorm to offer pathways to entry-level tech job opportunities for graduates and alumni.

Training Partnership with SkillStorm Announced

SkillStorm, a tech talent accelerator that hires, trains, certifies, and deploys IT talent, and Robert Morris University, a nationally ranked, doctoral-granting university, announced their partnership to offer pathways to entry-level job opportunities within the tech industry to RMU graduates and alumni. 

The partnership with Robert Morris University provides graduates and alumni with additional pathways to entry-level tech positions at Fortune 100 companies that can catapult their careers. Through SkillStorm’s NexGen - Hire, Train and Deploy Program, graduates are hired upon passing a tech proficiency test. Through SkillStorm they are paid during the 12-week training program where they will learn advanced skills and obtain certifications in enterprise technologies that may include Pega, Salesforce, AWS, Azure, Java, Robotics, ServiceNow and others. Prepared by world-class certified instructors through advanced project-based learning, graduates begin their tech careers at one of SkillStorm’s premier Fortune 100 clients. 

SkillStorm COO Joe Mitchell stated, “We are delighted to be partnering with Robert Morris University to provide graduates from all majors with multiple pathways to access in-demand careers in technology.  These pathway programs are designed to provide companies across the region with access to an evergreen pipeline of skilled tech talent aligned to their immediate workforce needs. We are hiring hundreds of college graduates and veterans each year and look forward to the opportunity to work with many talented RMU graduates to further accelerate their careers.” 
“Robert Morris University’s partnership with SkillStorm adds a new and significant career benefit for graduates of our several IT and technology programs of study,” said Derya A. Jacobs, RMU senior vice president for corporate relations and strategic initiatives. “It is another example of RMU’s clear focus on providing regional employers with exactly the talented people they need to compete in the global economy.”