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Train for a high paying career in tech

Tech 51 by NYC Housing Authority (NYCHA) | Pursuit / Per Scholas

Services Provided Training for a new job

Eligibility NYCHA residents

Schedule 6 months or more, Daytime

Last Updated Last updated on Nov 16, 2022

Tech51 connects NYCHA residents to training and job opportunities in NYC’s tech sector through Per Scholas and Pursuit.

Pursuit offers a 12-month fellowship that provides software engineer training at no upfront cost to New Yorkers with little to no coding experience.

Per Scholas provides rigorous technology training and professional development at no cost. Programs are between 12-15 weeks.

Who it's for Who it's for

To be eligible for Pursuit or Per Scholas programs, you must:

  • Be a NYCHA resident
  • Be 18 or older
  • Be able to pass an admissions exam
  • Have a High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Interested in a career in technology

Next Steps

To apply for Pursuit, visit

To apply for Per Scholas, visit

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