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Thank you for your interest in receiving services through TechSF, a program designed to help unemployed and underemployed Bay Area residents return to work in the Tech industry.

Before beginning, we highly recommend reviewing the TechSF FAQ!

Through BAVC and TechSF, you can access:

  • Technical skills training
  • Job readiness workshops
  • Career coaching
  • Internship and job placement assistance
  • Networking events and opportunities
  • Career and skill assessment

This application will ask you personal information about your employment history and career goals. 
All information is kept strictly confidential, and used only to aid BAVC staff in determining what services might best serve your career as well as what potential scholarship you might qualify for.

We ask that you please have patience with this application as it may take some time to complete.  
The better information you provide us, the better we can help!

Our Admissions Counselor will be in touch with you soon after receiving your application - it is important to respond to all emails in a timely fashion to ensure you're considered for the upcoming cohorts.

We also encourage you to contact the Admissions Counselor at with any questions or concerns.

We look forward to working with you!

-BAVC TechSF staff
Contact Information

Middle Initial

Ex: 2727 Mariposa St. 

ex: San Francisco

Demographic Information

ex: 01/01

ex: 1954

This will aid BAVC staff in determining whether you will qualify as adult or youth

Education and Work History

ICT (information and communications technology - or technologies) is an umbrella term that includes any communication device or application, encompassing: radio, television, cellular phones, computer and network hardware and software, satellite systems and so on, as well as the various services and applications associated with them, such as videoconferencing and distance learning. ICTs are often spoken of in a particular context, such as ICTs in education, health care, or libraries.

Career Goals and Job Search Strategy

TechSF Program Services

  • Internship and job placement assistance: Receive access to career support groups and focused one-on-one access to a career coach who will aid you in identifying your barriers, setting your goals, reviewing your cover letter and resume, and conducting mock interviews, while providing you with applicable job leads. This service also includes the opportunity to attend networking events and on-going soft skills workshops to help build your presentation and networking skills.
  • Job search guidance: Gain access to on-going soft-skills workshops, networking events, TechSF's monthly newsletter, and the potential opportunity to receive further skills and career assessments. 
  • Technical Training: Hone your existing technical skills through advanced technical training while building your career search skills with monthly feedback and correspondence with a BAVC career coach. Interested individuals may also choose to attend the various soft-skills workshops and networking events offered by BAVC


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