COLUMBIA, Mo. & RESTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The University of Missouri, a member of the Association of American Universities, and Revature, a leading technology talent development company, today announced Revature at Mizzou, a breakthrough, no-cost coding bootcamp for MU graduates of any major, that teaches front-end development languages and places students to work within top companies upon completion.
The 12-week program, exclusively for MU graduates, provides the opportunity to learn the latest enterprise-level technology such as Java, and Microsoft.NET, at no cost. Upon completion, students are guaranteed employment with Revature, receive industry certification and continuing education, and are placed in leading companies in the Kansas City and St. Louis areas.
“Revature at Mizzou is a prime example of the innovative approaches we are taking to better prepare our students for success beyond college,” said Jim Spain, MU Vice Provost for Undergraduate Studies. “Bringing the latest technology training directly on campus at no cost, gives our graduates another pathway to high-impact careers and furthers our commitment to generating a world-class talent pool to meet the workforce needs in Missouri and beyond.”
Revature at Mizzou will provide opportunities for careers in software development for MU graduates regardless of their undergraduate major. The program is expected to develop and hire 500 graduates over the next five years.
Additionally, current MU students as well as graduates will have access to Revature’s custom online-only learning platform, RevaturePro, where students will learn enterprise level programing skills at their own pace and receive dedicated support from Revature’s industry mentors. RevaturePro features free online training programs supporting all levels from beginner to advanced where students can learn Java, Microsoft.NET and other front-end development languages.
“The University of Missouri is a perfect partner for us,” said Srikanth Ramachandran, Revature’s CEO. “Combining MU’s academic excellence with Revature’s accessible, no-cost approach to talent development, Revature at Mizzou is a winning formula. It breaks down barriers, so students from any background can quickly realize their potential and secure a rewarding career while creating a diverse talent pool of highly-desirable technology professionals to support workforce needs in the Kansas City and St. Louis region.”
Revature at Mizzou is now accepting applications for the January 2017 bootcamp.
For more information and to apply, visit: revature.com/mizzou
About the University of Missouri
Based on quality of teaching, research and scholarship, MU is one of only 60 public and private U.S. universities invited to membership in the prestigious Association of American Universities. AAU membership helps MU attract external funding and recruit top faculty and students. The state’s largest and most comprehensive university, MU has more than 300 degree programs – including 89 online options – through 18 colleges and schools and is one of only six public universities nationwide that can claim a medical school, veterinary medicine college and a law school on the same campus.
Revature is a technology talent development company providing a turn-key talent acquisition solution for corporate and government partners and no-cost coding bootcamps for university graduates. We recruit, develop and deploy enterprise-ready technology talent, enabling our corporate partners to succeed and grow. Through in-person, online and on-campus coding immersion programs, we create a pathway for university graduates with diverse backgrounds to build the knowledge, skills and abilities to reach their potential as technology professionals. Students who successfully complete the program are then employed with Revature, in an enterprise setting, along with industry certification and continuing education. With its unique talent development strategy, Revature successfully serves a wide range of Fortune 500 enterprises, government organizations and top systems integrators. Learn more at www.revature.com.