New Jersey

New Jersey

Serving young adults, veterans and veteran spouses

Upskilling veterans and youth to build a tech talent pipeline

In a 2017 Bloomberg report, New Jersey ranked as the 4th most innovative state in the country for its density of STEM research and development. The state also has a higher than average unemployment rate for older veterans and underserved youth between 16-24.

Situated on the campus of New Jersey City University, NPower New Jersey provides tuition-FREE technology training and certifications to veterans, veteran spouses and young adult job seekers, offering an alternative fast-track to tech jobs with employers committed to hiring diverse IT talent.

Learning the Fundamentals of IT?

Our Tech Fundamentals program is your entry point to a tech-based career. In as little as 23 weeks you will master the basics of IT with real-world application and credentials.

Become a Cybersecurity Specialist

Cybersecurity has become an incredibly valuable IT skill-set with the evolving need to protect electronic data. We offer a 26-week full day program to give students an opportunity to gain advanced certifications and improve their earning potential.

What’s New in New Jersey

Check out the latest News & Events from NPower’s New Jersey Offices.

NPower New Jersey Contacts

Bea Tassot
Executive Director
Michael Rasmussen
Program Director

Our New Jersey Offices

Contact our local NPower office if you are interested in applying for the program or attending an information session.

Jersey City

285 West Side Ave Suite 278
Jersey City, NJ 07305
Michael.Rasmussen@npower.org

Newark

33 Washington St.
Newark, NJ 07102

AT&T Donates $65,000 to NPower

NJ Assemblyman Raj Mukherji joined AT&T to announce $65,000 which will be used to launch technology careers for veterans and young adults in Jersey City.

Larry B. (U.S. Marine Corps)

I was recommended to NPower from a former colleague to explore a new career and train as an IT technician. NPower gave me the opportunity to earn a CompTIA A+ certification as well as provide me with an internship to further my experience in the technology field. Now I am a registered Dept. of Labor IT Generalist Apprentice.

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Rosely T.

Rosely was a 26 years old immigrant from the Dominican Republic who, despite some technology experience in her home country, was not able to enter the workforce in New Jersey before training with NPower.

Governor Murphy Advances Plans for New Jersey Apprenticeship Network to Spur Economic Development and Educational Attainment for New Jerseyans

“NPower is honored to partner with the New Jersey Apprenticeship Network on creating pathways to careers in technology. This forward-thinking apprenticeship model will expand the talent pool for much needed IT jobs around the state of New Jersey while also empowering veterans and young adults with the skills and credentials they need to start or enhance their careers,” said Bea Tassot, Executive Director of NPower New Jersey.

United States Department of Labor Office of Apprenticeship Registers NPower as the first “IT Generalist” Apprenticeship Program in NJ

The NPower NJ program, taking place in Jersey City, offers qualified students free tuition for its signature Tech Fundamentals program, which includes 15 weeks of half-day in-class instruction followed by a seven-week paid internship. NPower provides a holistic approach to its IT training, including soft skills, corporate mentoring, career counseling, lifelong alumni support, guest lectures and site visits. The apprenticeship will be offered after completing and graduating from the NPower program with on-the-job work experience and ongoing support through NPower’s Online Training Management System.