Company Engagement

Company Engagement

Is your company interested in a Corporate Social Responsibility engagement?

The IT market is lacking talent and our skilled refugee participants are looking for a chance – you can help solve this challenge!

Join one of the Career Days and meet our IT talents.

For more information about the Career Day:

CAREER DAY LAUSANNE


CAREER DAY ZURICH

How you can support us

  • Internship/Job

    Interested in offering an internship and in becoming our partner in empowering refugees?

    WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR
    • IT companies and IT departments offering 6 to 12-month internships
    • possibility for a job offer or an apprenticeship
    • Teams who are eager to train an intern
    • IT professionals who are interested in cultural exchange
    WHAT WE PROVIDE
    • Recruitment of IT talents
    • Training of participants
    • Preparation of participants for their internship on a technical and social level
    • Support in terms of employment of refugees
    • Support of social integration

    For more information, check our factsheet.

    In order to get an impression of our program and meet our candidates (without oligation), take part in one of our career days:

    CAREER DAY LAUSANNE


    CAREER DAY ZURICH

  • Corporate Volunteering
    YOUR EMPLOYEES SUPPORT US AS VOLUNTEERS

    If you are convinced by what we do, you are welcome to spread the word and encourage your employees to support us as volunteers. We are always looking for IT trainers and Job Coaches. There is also the possibility to support us with other talent such as helping with the social skills workshops.

    WHAT TO EXPECT
    • The chance to let your employees think outside the box
    • Highly motivated employees because empowering will empower them
    DETAILS
    • IT Trainers are IT professionals who support our lead teacher in class
    • Job Coaches accompany one of the participants during the internship phase
    • Our participants need to learn more than IT in order to succeed in the labour market. That’s why we provide workshops on social skills etc.

    You can find more detailed information on the volunteering options here.
    VOLUNTEERS

    Interested in signing up your employees as volunteers? Please fill in the following form.
    SIGN UP

  • Corporate Membership

    Do you want to support a good cause with your company and are intrigued by the idea of getting something back? If you invest in our program, you empower refugees and are first in line when it comes to acquiring talented IT labour force.

    MEMBERSHIP
    • Yearly membership fees based on the size of the company
    Benefits
    • Preferential access to the career days (interview days)
    • Invitation to the yearly community party
    • Access to the Powercoders jobs platform
    • Access to the Powercoders story for marketing and support from us

    Interested in empowering refugees and in supporting us financially? Please contact us.
    Contact for companies in German-speaking part of Switzerland:
    hussam.allaham@powercoders.org
    Contact for companies in French speaking part of Switzerland:
    magaly.mathys@powercoders.org

Our program

News & Events


Career Day Zurich

The Career Day is the day when companies have the chance to meet all our participants and select their top candidates to invite for an onsite interview.


5 May 2020, IBM Switzerland Ltd, Zürich


Career Day Lausanne

The Career Day is the day when companies have the chance to meet all our participants and select their top candidates to invite for an onsite interview.

13 May 2020, CVCI (Vaud Chamber of Commerce and Industry), Lausanne


Powerhouse Romandie

Powercoders just opened its first Powerhouse! Located in the heart of Lausanne, the Powerhouse aims to be an inspiring place for IT passionates where meetups, conferences, hackathons, trainings, and coworking will take place. It will be a center where talented refugees & migrants, IT professionals and social entrepreneurs get together.


Video Portrait Redbull

“We make sure that everyone gets the same opportunity I got”, says our Hussam Allaham. Watch the portrait of Redbull Switzerland about us.

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