Preparing the Workforce of Tomorrow

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March 26, 2020 POSTPONED
8–10 am
Hear insights from tech industry giants Apple, Amazon, and Lockheed Martin, as well as education and county government leaders, about the challenges and opportunities for meeting the tech workforce challenge. Register

As an anchor institution in our community, Montgomery College is helping to create the workforce of tomorrow. And technology continues to change the way we work.

Two thirds of jobs in the future will require a postsecondary education and Montgomery College is ideally positioned to serve a growing sector of diverse students who will fill such positions: those who are retraining, switching careers  midstream, studying at night while working full-time, or raising a family. Our programs are nimble and relevant, preparing first-time students to enter the market with job-ready skills and experienced professionals to step up their own training with advanced specialization.

Ambitious students and growing businesses find themselves perfectly matched at Montgomery College.

MC Alumni Fuel Montgomery’s Economy

Montgomery College is one of the biggest contributors to Montgomery County's storied success, its talent pipeline, its economy, and its enormous potential for growth. Across Montgomery County, the MC alumni and top executives below, and others, generate jobs, employ workers, and help drive the local economy forward.

Business Leaders and Entrepreneurs

Harrison Carvalho
Harrison Carvalho, Founder of HMB TECH, Managed IT Services
Robert Scheer
Robert Scheer, President and Founder, Scheer Partners, Commercial Real Estate
Estefania Ellis
Estefania Ellis, Owner, West Signal, LLC.

Skilled Workforce

Shruti Mistry
Shruti Mistri, Biomedical Engineer, Food and Drug Administration

Josue Chavez, Software Developer
Josue Chavez, Software Developer, Leidos
Diem Phuc Nguyen
Diem Phuc Nguyen, Technology Consultant, PriceWaterhouseCoopers

MC Works for Montgomery County

Meeting Demands for Skilled Talent

Employers depend on MC to create a pipeline of skilled employees. Montgomery College offers programs—from biotechnology to clinical trials project management, computer programming to engineering—that ready students to earn a bachelor’s degree or enter the workforce. Read more about how Montgomery College works for Montgomery County (PDF, Get Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader.-Link opens in new window.) !

MC Alumni Work in Industries Like:
  • Biotech
  • Cloud Computing
  • Cybersecurity
  • Engineering
  • Health Sciences
  • Information Technology
  • Life Sciences
  • Networking Technology
  • Small Business Entrepreneurship
MC's IT Alumni Work at Companies Like:
  • Accenture Federal Services
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • BAE Systems
  • Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Capital One
  • CareFirst
  • CITI
  • GEICO
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Microsoft
  • Montgomery County Government
  • PriceWaterhouseCoopers
  • U.S. Army Recruiting Command
  • U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
MC President DeRionne Pollard speaks to county and industry leaders about solutions for meeting the area's tech workforce challenge.

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Resources

Business Training Solutions WDCE Job Skills Training
MC Workforce Development by the Numbers
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71%
MC alumni stay in Montgomery County
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300
MC Alumni work in the top 10 largest biotech firms
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270
Affiliation agreements give MC students learning experience at clinical facilities
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350+
Bioscience companies in Maryland
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