Generation USA Partners with St. Louis Community College for Digital Marketing Analyst Program


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ST. LOUIS, Aug. 22, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Generation USA and St. Louis Community College have partnered to provide people in the St. Louis area with access to their fully online Digital Marketing Analyst program and tuition free.

As part of the Verizon Skill Forward initiative, a workforce development initiative aimed at preparing individuals for the jobs of the future, the program offers students the opportunity to develop the skills necessary to become marketing analysts digital performers – from technical knowledge to soft skills that will help them realize their potential.

After completing the program and passing an exam, students can earn the Google Analytics IQ and Facebook Blueprint certifications. Graduates will have the opportunity to explore different learning outcomes such as apprenticeships, internships, continuing education or full-time employment. This program is part of Generation USA’s Training Accelerator programs.

“St. Louis Community College’s Digital Marketing Analyst Training Program gives students the opportunity to become part of an existing, in-demand career by gaining both the technical and leadership skills that lead to highly recognized industry skills and full-time employment. We are thrilled to partner with Generation USA on this accelerated, short-term training program,” said Lesley English-Abram, Community Services Manager , STLCC.

“We are thrilled to partner with St. Louis Community College to help its students and community create a unique new path to career success,” said Emily Schaffer, CEO of Generation USA. “The Digital Marketing Analyst program will not only provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary for a career in the digital marketing and social media industry, but it will also allow them to explore other creative opportunities to help to invest these new skills in the local community.

The Verizon Skill Forward initiative, designed in partnership with Generation USA, provides free online training to unemployed, underemployed, as well as those facing job displacement due to automation or challenges caused by the pandemic.

In addition to the Digital Marketing Analyst program, Generation USA offers a myriad of online retraining programs that provide free resources, access to multiple career paths, and full-time employment opportunities in technology industries. in high demand.

About the generation

Generation is a non-profit organization that transforms education into employment systems to prepare, place and support people in life-changing careers that would otherwise be inaccessible. The global pandemic has led to an unprecedented rise in unemployment. Even before the pandemic, more than 75 million young adults were out of work globally and three times as many were underemployed – and 375 million workers of all ages needed to learn new skills by 2030. At the same time, some jobs remain in high demand and 40% of employers say a skills shortage leaves them with vacancies at the entry level. To date, more than 38,000 people have graduated from Generation programs, preparing them for rewarding careers in 14 countries. Generation works with over 3,900 employer partners and numerous implementing partners and funders. To learn more, visit usa.generation.org.

About St. Louis Community College

Established in 1962, St. Louis Community College is the largest community college district in Missouri and one of the largest in the United States. The STLCC has four campuses: Florissant Valley, Forest Park, Meramec and Wildwood. The College serves more than 50,000 students annually through credit courses, continuing education, and workforce development programs. For more information on STLCC, visit stlcc.edu.

About Citizen Verizon

Citizen Verizon is the company’s responsible business plan for economic, environmental and social progress. Citizen Verizon enables Verizon to fulfill its mission to move the world forward through action by expanding digital access and resources, protecting the climate, and ensuring people have the skills needed for the jobs of the future. Through Citizen Verizon and the key pillars of digital inclusion, climate protection and human prosperity, the company’s responsible business goals are to provide 10 million young people with digital skills training by 2030 , supporting 1 million small businesses with resources to help them thrive in the digital economy. by 2030, achieve net zero emissions in its operations by 2035, and prepare 500,000 people for the jobs of the future by 2030. Learn more at CitizenVerizon.com.

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