Preparing talented 13-17 year old students from diverse backgrounds for careers in the digital sector

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Connecting with the future

Giving tomorrow’s digital talent access and experience today.

Career Accelerator provides 13-17 year old students with the opportunity to prepare for careers in the digital sector through real world career support, while enabling digital businesses to work with talented young people from diverse backgrounds.

Students are not being prepared for the real world

Opportunities in the digital sector are growing rapidly

There is a lack of diversity in the tech sector

The digital sector is creating jobs 2x as fast as the non-digital sector

Only 17% of technical roles in the UK are filled by women

Only 2% of technical roles in the UK are filled by black people

Partnerships

Career Accelerator has run its first programme at Ark Globe Academy over 4 months and is now scaling to more schools in the Spring and Summer Terms of 2018.

Career Accelerator is working in partnership with over 10 leading digital companies. These include exciting new tech start ups such as Chatterbox and GoCardless to some of the world’s largest digital firms like LinkedIn and Forward 3D.

Firms involved in Career Accelerator span a range of different sectors ranging from new areas of the digital sector such as Artificial Intelligence to revolutionary new areas within traditional industries such as Financial Technology, Medical Technology and Digital Marketing.