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Who We Are

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Who We Are

On-Ramps to Careers is a non-profit partnership that makes technology and engineering careers more attainable to underserved youth in the Nation’s Capital.  We are an alliance of business, education, government and community leaders who share the common goal of empowering all youth to contribute and prosper in the STEM economy.  We provide employers with a reliable infrastructure to inspire students and shape a more diverse regional technology workforce.


Our Mission

On-Ramps to Careers (On-Ramps) makes promising technology career paths more attainable for underserved students in the National Capital region. We empower future leaders and employers to grow a more diverse, inclusive and prosperous talent pipeline for regional economic development and impact. 


We do this through:

  • Internships that inspire students to hone their STEM skills and create valuable relationships with STEM professionals

  • STEM career training, work-based learning and placement

  • Crucial partnerships with employers and community, education and training institutions

On-Ramps to Careers was incorporated in Washington DC in 2013 and recognized by the IRS as a non-profit 501c3 organization in 2014.

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