Join Next Chapter’s network of fair chance employers
We partner with a variety of technology companies to provide family sustaining income and career pathways for people who have previous involvement with the justice system. Together, we can break the cycle of incarceration, provide generational economic security, and create a diverse tech workforce.
Investing in skills and potential for change
Discover the untapped potential of a diverse and skilled talent pool by partnering with the Next Chapter. Our comprehensive training and support programs ensure that our apprentices are prepared to make meaningful contributions to your team from day one.
By working with us, you are not only expanding your workforce with capable individuals, but also actively promoting a more inclusive and equitable society by creating opportunities for formerly incarcerated people to thrive.
Our training process
At Next Chapter, our apprentices undergo a comprehensive 10-month training process that focuses on both technical skills and personal development. Through a combination of hands-on learning, one-on-one coaching, and mentoring, we ensure that our apprentices are well-prepared to succeed in the tech industry and make valuable contributions to their future employers.
Intensive Training Bootcamp
Participants dive into an immersive bootcamp, focusing on technical skills and personal growth, supported by professional coaches and the Next Chapter team to prepare them for real-world tech industry challenges.
After completing the bootcamp, apprentices transition to a work experience phase, collaborating with our partner companies to gain valuable on-the-job training and mentorship, ensuring their excellence and impact on their team
Alumni Success Network
Upon completing their apprenticeships, participants join our growing alumni network, gaining access to ongoing career services, alumni support, and networking opportunities for continued success and growth in the tech industry.
A growing crisis in the United States
The United States incarcerates more people than any other nation. In the past five decades, the prison population in the United States has swelled by 500%.
Our hiring partners
Software Engineer, Slack
Software Engineer, Checkr
Software Engineer, Checkr
Unlock the potential of a diverse workforce and contribute to social change by partnering with Next Chapter. Explore our FAQs to learn how your company can benefit from our program and provide valuable opportunities for formerly incarcerated individuals.
Our apprentices undergo an intensive 10-month training program, which includes technical skills development, one-on-one coaching, and mentoring to ensure they are well-prepared for the tech industry.
By partnering with Next Chapter, your company gains access to a diverse and skilled talent pool, fosters a more inclusive work environment, and contributes to breaking the cycle of recidivism by providing employment opportunities to formerly incarcerated individuals.
Next Chapter's partner companies span various industries, including fintech, communications tech, and insurance, and range from small startups to large corporations. Some of our partners include Slack, Dropbox, Zoom, GoodRX, Affirm, Checkr, PayPal, Stash, Asana, Lob, Square, Edovo, and American Family Insurance.
To join the growing list of companies partnering with Next Chapter, please get in touch with us through our website's contact form. Our team will reach out to discuss the partnership process and how your company can best contribute to the program.