Benefits

A supportive experience that helps you thrive.

Best-in-class programs

Our programs are provided to you by renowned academic partners and tailored to the skills you need to thrive in your next career.

Connect with other learners

Find programs that offer small weekly study groups via video conferencing to ask questions and share knowledge.

Industry access to accelerate your career

We bring you industry experts and insights to help activate the tech career you want.

Select programs offer small-group coaching from professionals in your target field to give you the career context and support you need to thrive.

Real projects from real companies

Coming soon: Real-world projects with Chicago companies to add relevant tech experience to your resume.

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Tech career paths

Explore the high-growth career areas where we can help you gain skills to advance your career.

Cloud computing

Be a leader in a growing field by helping businesses improve speed, innovation and growth through delivery of computing services over the internet (“the cloud”).

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Cybersecurity

Protect a business’s systems, networks and programs from digital attacks. Cyber security risk continues to increase due to global connectivity.

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Data & analytics

Turn data into useful information to shape strategy and make key decisions. Making good use of data to optimize performance can mean the difference between a business surviving or not.

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Software development

Design, create and maintain software to deliver new products or help businesses meet their goals.

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TechReady Illinois is a collaborative, statewide effort that brings together Illinois’ top tier academic institutions, leading employers and local tech-focused nonprofits.

Program partners

Founding partners

TechReady Illinois was founded by two local tech-focused organizations – the Discovery Partners Institute and P33.

Contact us

We look forward to hearing from you.

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