Urban League of Philadelphia

Urban Tech Jobs Program

Posted on March 12, 2018

The Urban Tech Jobs Program (UTJP) is a Department of Labor training program brought to you by the Urban League of Philadelphia and Peirce College.

UTJP answers the call to get more Americans working again in the fast-growing technology sector. UTJP offers comprehensive and customizable trainings to create competitive candidates for H-1B tech sector occupations. UTJP is an accelerated training program that recruits long term unemployed and underemployed adults and provides them with workshops to build solid job readiness and personal resiliency/adaptability skills, while offering nationally-recognized certification coursework and paid work experience.

Certification Options

  • Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA)
  • Microsoft’s Certified Solutions Associate and Expert (MCSA and MCSE)


  • A+
  • Network+
  • Server+
  • Security+


  • Cisco Certified Entry Network Technician (CCNET)

There are still slots open in their cohort that launches on March 19! For more information on enrolling, click here.


If you are an employer looking to hire participants who are involved in this program, please contact dlaurie@urbanleaguephila.org or call 215-985-3220 ext. 200.

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