October 2023

Center for an Urban Future: Boosting Tech Career Success for CUNY Students - Doubling Down on CUNY 2X Tech

Contributors: Eli Dvorkin; Eric Raimondi

Issues Areas: Education, Jobs

This Robin Hood-funded report from Center for an Urban Future explores how the CUNY 2X Tech initiative is expanding access to internships in tech firms, boosting employment outcomes for graduates, bringing industry expertise into classrooms, and helping to hire the faculty and advisors needed to support booming enrollment in tech degree programs. To make further progress toward a more equitable economy, city leaders should expand this initiative and maintain its momentum.