Meet the Miami Tech Talent Coalition

We're creating a sustainable pipeline of skilled tech workers in Miami by bridging the gap between employers and talent, and promoting career pathways in technology.

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280 Coalition Members
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614 Tech Jobs Available

Partners & training providers

Upcoming events

For recaps of past coalition meetings, visit the Updates section

Thursday, June 13 , 09:30 am - 12:00 pm

​Join us for the eighth in-person Miami Tech Talent Coalition meeting! We invite all employers, academic institutions, training providers, and community partners to join us as we continue to work together to track 1,000 participants and place 500+ in full time jobs!

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Miami Tech Talent Coalition Meeting Thursday, June 13 , 09:30 am - 12:00 pm

​Join us for the eighth in-person Miami Tech Talent Coalition meeting! We invite all employers, academic institutions, training providers, and community partners to join us as we continue to work together to track 1,000 participants and place 500+ in full time jobs!

RSVP

For Employers

As an employer, there is no cost to participate in the coalition. Meetings occur monthly on Zoom, and in-person meetings are held quarterly. Joining the coalition is your chance to make a difference and ensure your company can find, hire, and thrive with locally-sourced, tech-focused employees.

For Job Seekers

Find a tech-related role at a local company by browsing open jobs. Make sure to also join the Tech Talent Network to receive notifications for jobs suited to your skills and interests.

For Training Providers

To request information about opportunities to get involved, please contact us.

For Community Partners

To request information about opportunities to get involved, please contact us.

Testimonials

  • "We want to ensure that our workplaces are places that help people feel that they belong so they can thrive as an employee and be promoted, no matter who they are"

    Toia Santamarina
    Toia Santamarina GET Cities Miami
  • "We’re focusing on growing employer connections, and moving the needle on retaining talent here in South Florida in the tech industry."

    Alina Parbtani
    Alina Parbtani Florida International University
  • "What [Miami Tech Works] has become now is a real supportive movement. I think the approach that we’re taking is the right approach — integrating the private sector very, very closely into this and trying to structure it so that we can take advantage of new hungry talent that wants to get into the field and basically be a highway for them into the positions."

    Charles Irizarry
    Charles Irizarry Co-chair of the Emerging Talent workgroup

Tech Talent Coalition Updates

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From classroom to career: FIU student lands internship at World Kinect via new Tech Talent Academy  Read More

From classroom to career: FIU student lands internship at World Kinect via new Tech Talent Academy 

2 days ago
One year later, INIT soars through Miami with new chapters, and opportunities in tech for community Read More

One year later, INIT soars through Miami with new chapters, and opportunities in tech for community

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Seize the opportunities: This former MDC student landed a full-time cybersecurity job at AWS while still in school Read More

Seize the opportunities: This former MDC student landed a full-time cybersecurity job at AWS while still in school

2 weeks ago

Our Purpose

The Miami Tech Talent Coalition is a community forum with the mission to actively engage employers, academic institutions, government entities, service providers, and local training providers for the purpose of connecting employers with technology talent and creating a sustainable tech talent pipeline in Miami.

Our Process

Our Process

The coalition is driven by ongoing discussions between employers, academic institutions, and community organizations, to develop employer given training models that guarantee pathways to employment. This effort will ensure that the region remains a vibrant hub for innovation and a desirable destination for businesses and tech talent.

Our Foundation

Our Foundation

The Miami Tech Talent Coalition is powered by Miami Tech Works, a $10-million grant award from the Good Jobs Challenge initiative by the U.S. Economic Development Administration.

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Contact us

Our team would like to hear from you!

FAQs

If you are a company based in South Florida that is hiring for jobs that involve technology, you should be part of the coalition. To join, fill out this form. To see a list of employers already participating in the coalition, visit this page.

If you are a training provider of technology-related education, please contact us to get involved.

If you are a community organization focusing on technology-related workforce development initiatives, please contact us to get involved.

No, joining the Miami Tech Talent Coalition is free. What is required is your time commitment and active engagement in the Coalition meetings and initiatives.

  • Decision-makers in businesses looking for talent in tech-related positions in South Florida
  • C-level executives that believe that the success of their business is related to the success of their community
  • Academic institution and training providers wanting to stay up to date with hiring trends in tech
  • Individuals with a passion for Miami’s tech talent development

Make sure to sign up for the coalition newsletter here.

Additionally, if you are looking for a job make sure to sign up for the Jobs & Hiring newsletter here.

Over the last few years, South Florida has been among the U.S. metro areas with highest growth in tech job creation. The region has also witnessed significant increase in student enrollment numbers across tech programs offered by local academic institutions and training providers. However, many graduates from these education programs ultimately leave South Florida after they are unable to find a tech job locally, while companies are desperate to find talent. The disconnect between both sides is the challenge the Miami Tech Talent Coalition will solve at a regional level.

While the coalition is made up of employers, training providers, and community organizations, the coalition itself has a group of founding organizations committed to the success of the Tech Talent Coalition. Those founding organizations are:

  • Miami-Dade County
  • City of Miami
  • Miami-Dade Beacon Council
  • Refresh Miami
  • Miami Dade College
  • Florida International University
  • OIC of South Florida
  • Florida Memorial University
  • CareerSource South Florida

The Miami Tech Talent Coalition is powered by Miami Tech Works, a $10-million grant award from the Good Jobs Challenge initiative by the U.S. Economic Development Administration.