Meet an On-Ramps Alumni
Andrew Addison began his senior year at Ballou Senior High in Southeast Washington DC with a desire to pursue a career in information technology (IT). Although he was very involved in school activities like chess, baseball and track, he found it difficult to find a program that supported his IT interests and career goals. So he was not sure how to pursue these after graduation.
As a child, Andrew learned that making connections with people could introduce a whole new world of opportunities. So he was excited when Mr. Baker, a career coordinator at Ballou, told him about On-Ramps to Careers’ partnership with DC Public Schools. Mr. Baker was aware of Andrew’s interest in technology and helped him enroll in the On-Ramps FasTrack Program. Read more...
On-Ramps to Careers would like to thank Intern Host Employer, and Platinum Level Sponsor, Virtual Enterprise Architects (VEA) for over five years of continued support. This year, VEA selected On-Ramps as the highlighted nonprofit at their Annual Cloud Masquerade Ball and raised funds that will support 2019 internships and IT training. On-Ramps to Careers is honored to partner with Virtual Enterprise Architects and value their commitment to our mission.