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Featured Student for February 2017

Featured Student for February 2017

March 20, 2017 in IT Career Program, Featured Students / by Nicole Trendel

MAURICE JONES

Bio

“I’m a lifelong resident of the Kansas City. For the past 30 years I’ve worked in the Automotive Technology field. It began after I received my Associates Degree in Applied Sciences after attending Longview Community College on scholarship. For 15 years I worked as a Mechanic’s helper, Shop Technician and Field Mechanic, and for the other 15 years, I was a Maintenance Supervisor. In these roles I’ve learned valuable life skills which include being able to work with a diverse group of people, leadership, managing teams, and working well under pressure. Read More

The Importance of Continuing Education from TechSmart KC Alumni

January 24, 2017 in Alumni Newsletter, IT Career Program Alumni / by Nicole Trendel

The field of IT is constantly growing and evolving, as well as the professionals within the field. Centriq Training’s Alumni Network understands the importance of Continuing Education. We provide a free Continuing Education event every quarter to support our graduates in their growth and development throughout their career.

There are many other opportunities for Continuing Education, as highlighted by our grads that recently attended a 5-day training class. They shared their individual process for obtaining Continuing Education, including any requirements within their organization, why it’s important to them and other opportunities they’ve found helpful to keep up their skills.Read More

New IT Jobs for Grads of Centriq’s Career Program – January 2017

New IT Jobs for Grads of Centriq’s Career Program – January 2017

January 24, 2017 in Alumni On the Move, IT Career Program Alumni / by Nicole Trendel

Career Program Alumni On the Move

Not only does Centriq’s TechSmart KC Program train you for IT jobs, but we also assist with IT job placements immediately after graduation and throughout your career.

The following alumni have recently changed jobs … find them on LinkedIn and congratulate them! Or, if you’re looking to make a change yourself, send them a message to see if there are any other open positions at their new company.

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New IT Jobs for Grads of Centriq’s Career Program – December 2016

New IT Jobs for Grads of Centriq’s Career Program – December 2016

December 22, 2016 in Alumni On the Move, IT Career Program Alumni / by Nicole Trendel

Career Program Alumni On the Move

Not only does Centriq’s TechSmart KC Program train you for IT jobs, but we also assist with IT job placements immediately after graduation and throughout your career.

The following alumni have recently changed jobs … find them on LinkedIn and congratulate them! Or, if you’re looking to make a change yourself, send them a message to see if there are any other open positions at their new company.

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Featured Student for October 2016

Featured Student for October 2016

December 7, 2016 in IT Career Program, Featured Students / by Nicole Trendel

colton robinette

Bio

“I am a KC area native as I grew up in the Northland area around Liberty.  I graduated from Liberty High School and started working at Best Buy. While there I worked as a sales associate in computer solutions. I provided customer service/support, trained new employees, and taught customers basic computer-usage skills. While working there a family member Read More

Alumni Job Board & Events Page

Alumni Job Board & Events Page

November 15, 2016 in Alumni Newsletter, IT Career Program Alumni / by Nicole Trendel

Once you graduate from Centriq’s New IT Career Program, you receive a very prestigious title … that title is TechSmart KC Alumnus or Alumna! In addition to the pride that title brings you, it also entitles you to certain perks.

One of the perks we rolled out recently was the Centriq Alumni Job Board which was developed specifically for graduates of our TechSmart KC program. It makes job searching easier for you because you can sign up to be notified of jobs via email that match your area of expertise and/or experience level via real time notifications.

Plus, we are excited to announce that we’ve added an Events page to the Job Board! This events page is a resource you can access to find local technology events, Centriq’s Corporate Division’s sponsored or hosted technology events, Centriq Hiring Events, as well as Centriq Alumni events, so check it out.

This board is for you, so if you hear of events or jobs you’d like us to share with your fellow alums, send them to Tina Pugh at tpugh@centriq.com or Kiera Roberts at kroberts@centriq.com so we can spread the word.

If you haven’t already signed up on the Alumni website and would like to do so, contact Tina at 913.322.7060 or Kiera at 913.322.7038 to receive a registration email. As access to this site is limited to Centriq Alums, we can only share the link directly with graduates of our program, so reach out today so you don’t miss out!

September’s Featured TechSmart KC Student

September’s Featured TechSmart KC Student

October 27, 2016 in IT Career Program, Featured Students / by Nicole Trendel

Tyler Ward

Bio

“I’m a recent transplant to Kansas City, MO from Stillwater, OK and have really enjoyed exploring the city so far. Prior to coming to Centriq, I went to Oklahoma State University where I received a Bachelor of Science in Animal Science with a focus on animal biotechnology and, later, a Masters in Science in Entomology. After graduation, I worked in customer service and laboratory-based jobs, both of which taught me a lot about teamwork, meticulous record keeping, and time management.  My education and science-based work experience taught me how to be Read More

New IT Jobs for Grads of Centriq’s Career Program – October 2016

New IT Jobs for Grads of Centriq’s Career Program – October 2016

October 24, 2016 in Alumni On the Move, IT Career Program Alumni / by Nicole Trendel

Career Program Alumni On the Move

Not only does Centriq’s TechSmart KC Program train you for IT jobs, but we also assist with IT job placements immediately after graduation and throughout your career.

The following alumni have recently changed jobs … find them on LinkedIn and congratulate them! Or, if you’re looking to make a change yourself, send them a message to see if there are any other open positions at their new company.

Read More

August’s Featured TechSmart KC Student

August’s Featured TechSmart KC Student

September 30, 2016 in IT Career Program, Featured Students / by Nicole Trendel

dena ketcher

Student of the month

Bio

“I have always had a passion for helping and teaching others and after graduating from Ottawa University with a BA in Education I decided to pursue an MA in Special Education.  I have been a Special Education teacher for Shawnee Mission School District since 2006.  In my years there I have had the pleasure of teaching every elementary grade level, and currently teach 4th-6th graders.  In 2011 I joined the Missouri Army National Guard as a Signal Support Specialist.  Read More

New IT Jobs for Grads of Centriq’s Career Program – September 2016

New IT Jobs for Grads of Centriq’s Career Program – September 2016

September 28, 2016 in Alumni On the Move, IT Career Program Alumni / by Nicole Trendel

Career Program Alumni On the Move

Not only does Centriq’s TechSmart KC Program train you for IT jobs, but we also assist with IT job placements immediately after graduation and throughout your career.

The following alumni have recently changed jobs … find them on LinkedIn and congratulate them! Or, if you’re looking to make a change yourself, send them a message to see if there are any other open positions at their new company.

Read More