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Arapahoe/Douglas Works!


Meet Truyen

Workforce Challenge

Truyen came into the United States as an immigrant from Vietnam. He wanted to get his GED and was also trying to find a way to make some money to help his family get on their feet.

Workforce Solution

Truyen came into the WIA Youth Program for assistance. He met with his Workforce Specialist to come up with a plan on how to get his GED and find a job. He first worked with the GED Instructor at Arapahoe/Douglas Works! and then worked on his resume and interviewing skills.

Outcomes & Benefits

Truyen completed his GED and then attended IT training and received a SCRUM Certification. He then was able to secure full-time employment as a mid-level software developer making $35,000/year!


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