The TCP program provides the skills and support needed to succeed in software engineering and developer roles while also providing a path to economic mobility, financial stability and lifelong success. Launched in 2018, the TCP program has graduated 721 scholars to date.
“We know Sam’s Club as one of the most recognizable names in American retail. We are so thrilled the company has partnered with our organization and made a true commitment to helping alleviate generational poverty through the support of our Technology Career Program (TCP). Sam’s Club employs 100,000 associates in the U.S. and Puerto Rico and 75% of salaried manages began as hourly associates. This demonstrates that Sam’s Club knows the value of providing career opportunities, and support of our TCP program is another unique way to do just that,” said Barbara Augustin, chief people and operating officer at TechBridge.
With hundreds of thousands of employers nationwide searching for employees with in-demand technology skills, the experience and knowledge gained from participation in the TCP program offer scholars an entry point into the world of technology and will introduce the key principles and practices that participating scholars can take with them throughout their careers.
About Sam’s Club
Sam’s Club®️, a division of Walmart Inc. (NYSE: WMT), is a leading membership warehouse club offering superior products, savings and services to millions of members in nearly 600 clubs in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. Now in its 40th year, Sam’s Club continues to redefine warehouse shopping with its highly curated assortment of high-quality fresh food and Member’s Mark® items, in addition to market leading technologies and services like Scan & Go™️, Curbside Pickup and home delivery service in select markets. To learn more about Sam's Club, visit the Sam's Club Newsroom, shop at SamsClub.com, and interact with Sam's Club on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram and TikTok.
TechBridge is a national 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that equips other nonprofits on the frontline of alleviating the causes of generational poverty with technology. TechBridge supports these nonprofits in expanding the impact of their mission for the millions of men, women, and children who are seeking aid in the areas of hunger relief, homeless support, social justice, and workforce development. Learn more at techbridge.org.