West Virginians interested in joining a growing employment sector will have a chance to obtain necessary skills for free starting in August.
Mined Minds, a nonprofit training organization that provides computer coding courses, is set to hold a four- to five-month course for people who want to start a career in the technology industry, starting on August 16.
Mined Minds has already had success in southwestern Pennsylvania in training people with no experience in coding and helping those people to find positions in the technology industry.
Graham said this first course in West Virginia is meant to gauge whether computer coding instruction is something the region is interested in and whether it is something that can be sustainable in southern West Virginia.
The first course will consist of on-site courses once a week at the Bridge Valley Community and Technical College, along with online assignments and virtual courses.
While the nonprofit has partnered with a community college in Pennsylvania, the first course being held in West Virginia will be free for participants…
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