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About Tech SF

About TechSF

TechSF provides education, training and employment assistance to both jobseekers and employers in San Francisco’s thriving Tech Sector.

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Launched in 2012, TechSF is a San Francisco workforce initiative provided by San Francisco Office of Economic and Workforce Development to provide education, training and employment assistance to both jobseekers and employers in San Francisco’s flourishing technology industry and occupations. TechSF is dedicated to three primary goals:

  • Address the local technology workforce talent supply and demand through a coordinated labor exchange;
  • Provide access to a continuum of training and employment services that prepare individuals to enter and advance in the industry; and
  • Partner with secondary, post-secondary and other education partners to develop career pathways and opportunities for a future pipeline of technology workers.

TechSF aims to ensure that a highly-skilled and diverse talent pool connect to, and thrive in, opportunities in tech while meeting industry talent needs. Collective action and collaboration between industry, education, government and community are key to sustaining a local and inclusive workforce.

TechSF Training

TechSF Training

TechSF provides opportunities for anyone interested in a career in technology. From the exploratory tech learner to the well-versed programmer who is looking to gain a competitive edge, TechSF has opportunities for up-skilling and job placement available. Learn more about our network of training providers and trainings.

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TechSF Training

Get to know our training providers. Download TechSF's Training Partner and Program guide for a list of training programs in technology.

TechSF Training Partner and Program List

Apprenticeship Program

TechSF Apprenticeship

The TechSF Apprenticeship Accelerator offers job seekers the unique opportunity to acquire essential experience and training to get established in a career in tech.

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Apprenticeship Accelerator Training Partners

The TechSF Apprenticeship Accelerator Program offers job seekers the unique opportunity to acquire essential experience and training to get established in a career in tech.

As a TechSF Apprentice you receive supervised on-the-job training with related technical instruction specific to your occupation, all while being a full-time employee. Upon completion, apprentices attain a recognized apprenticeship completion certificate. 

Priority apprenticeship occupation tracks include:

  • Cybersecurity
  • Web Development
  • Data Analytics
  • IT
  • Multimedia and Design

To learn more about beginning your career as a TechSF Apprentice click here (Coming Soon).

Apprenticeship Accelerator Training Partners


Bay Area Video Coalition’s (BAVC) mission is to inspire social change by empowering media makers to develop and share diverse stories through art, education and technology. BAVC provides access to media making technology, storytelling workshops, a diverse and engaged community of makers and producers, services and resources.

General Assembly

General Assembly - General Assembly is a pioneer in education and career transformation, specializing in today’s most in-demand skills. A leading source for training, staffing, and career transitions, General Assembly fosters a flourishing community of professionals pursuing careers they love.


Galvanize - Galvanize believes in making education and growth accessible to anyone – especially underrepresented groups in the tech industry. Whether you’re a founder, student, or just someone who wants to level up their career, it is Galvanize’s mission to be a welcoming, inclusive place where you can take the next step in your journey.

Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA)

Mission Economic Development Agency’s (MEDA) mission is to achieve economic justice for San Francisco’s low and moderate income Latino families.  MEDA’s “Mission Techies” Academy Program is designed to ensure that disconnected populations obtain and retain a living-wage, long-term employment and access to career growth in the Tech Sector.

Upwardly Global

Upwardly Global - Upwardly Global provides free job search training and services, online and in person, to help work-authorized, skilled immigrants and refugees to rebuild professional careers in the United States.

Tech Initiatives Information

Work-based Learning

Interested in aligning your passion for public service and a career in tech? Learn about the citywide Civic Tech Initiative here.

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City of San Francisco’s Department of Human Resources

The City of San Francisco’s Department of Human Resources’ Civic Tech is a citywide initiative that aims to fast track hiring for opportunities in engineering positions across the City’s 60+ departments.

Jobseekers can apply to a number of positions that help to develop software solutions to support the technical and operational needs of City Departments.

City of San Francisco’s Department of Human Resources


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