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Alumni Network

Alumni Network

Stay Connected to the Byte Back Community

Once you join the Byte Back community, you always have a place here. After you graduate, keep your connection to Byte Back by being an active member of our Alumni Network.

Get the chance to share how tech education has made a difference in your life and pay it forward to new students. Plus, you’ll keep access to Byte Back career services, networking opportunities, and more.

“Getting to that final screen where it says congratulations, at that very moment I knew things would be different.”

— Behrooz, IT Professional Graduate

 What Does It Take to Be in the Alumni Network?

Completed at least one Byte Back course and be finished with your training at Byte Back.

Most alumni actively use their new skills to pursue a new career, advance in a current job, or pursue continuing education opportunities.

Attend 2+ Byte Back or tech events with the Byte Back community

Keep your contact information and employment status updated

Complete surveys that help us improve our services

What Does the Alumni Network Offer You?

The Alumni Network is your chance to keep growing your career potential, while helping new students do the same.

Keep growing your career potential.

Feel the satisfaction of paying it forward by help new students learn and grow into new careers.

Get exclusive invites to Byte Back events to help you keep in touch and grow your network.

Get connected to Byte Back partners for continuing free or low-cost training programs.

Get continuing career tips and connections from Byte Back’s employer services team and our employer partners.

Be the first to know – get exclusive career connections just for Byte Back alumni.

Pay it Forward

From New Student to Experienced Volunteer

Byte Back alumni have a unique opportunity to give back to the community. Share your experience and spread the wealth of knowledge. Here are some ways to get involved:

Star Alumni Volunteer

Time Commitment:

2-5 hours/month

Action Items:

  • Share your story: Do an interview with us for our blog and social media
  • Refer a friend to sign up for a Byte Back course
  • Volunteer as an event helper
  • Write thank you letters or make thank you calls to donors
  • Share a job opening with the Alumni Network

Benefits:

  • Byte Back swag, like sunglasses or a mobile wallet
  • Job shadowing opportunities
  • Certification exam vouchers
  • Valuable volunteer experience for your resume

Double Star Alumni Volunteer

Time Commitment:

5-10 hours/month

Action Items:

  • Share your success story:
  • with a live audience at a Byte Back event
  • in a video like this one, produced by Byte Back, or
  • with a journalist for a blog, newspaper, or TV news
  • Be an Alumni Network leader and keep others engaged
  • Join a focus group to give feedback and help us improve programs
  • Be an Outreach Assistant – attend events, hand out flyers, and call potential students

Benefits:

  • All Star Alumni Benefits, plus:
  • Byte Back T-shirt
  • Invitation to networking happy hour
  • Certificate of Civic Stewardship
  • Headshots for LinkedIn

Superstar Alumni Volunteer

Time Commitment:

10+ hours/month

Action Items:

  • Participate in an Alumni Network speaker series
  • Organize an alumni event
  • Volunteer as a Success Coach, tutor, mentor, or teaching assistant
  • Host a current student for an informational interview or job shadowing day at your place of work
  • Serve on the Next Gen Council, Board of Directors, or as Alumni Network president

Benefits:

  • Star Alumni and Double Star Alumni benefits plus…
  • Byte Back swag, like sunglasses or a mobile wallet
  • 2 free tickets to Brunch Bytes
  • Alumni Network business cards
  • Possible: Sporting event or Byte Back event tickets

 

Give Back and Get More

Sign up to volunteer today.