IT Monroe 1.0 recently launched as a workforce development program for growing information technology companies seeking to hire qualified individuals in Monroe County.
Local employers will be eligible to send a new hire to a qualifying field certification program, where the recruit can attain an industry certification or transferable credit in the IT field. Training and certification expenses are eligible for reimbursement up to $1,000 per employee and up to $50,000 per company under the program.
To qualify, the applying company must be based in IT and eligible employees must be new hires when entering the program. The employee must remain employed with the company for at least one year after completing the program.
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