The Accelerate, Technical Training and Job Placement program assists students while they earn their certificate or two-year technical degree at one of six Northern New Mexico Colleges.

The program utilizes pro-active advising, unique and effective developmental math classes, career readiness training,  and paid student internships to improve graduation and job placement rates of non-traditional students pursuing degrees in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) fields.

Enroll in the Accelerate program while pursing a designated degree and/or certificate program at Luna Community CollegeNew Mexico Highlands UniversityNorthern New Mexico UniversitySanta Fe Community CollegeUniversity of New Mexico – Los Alamos,  or University of New Mexico – Taos and the program offers:

  • Tuition assistance, tutoring, and credit for basic-level math classes, plus a stipend for successful completion
  • A dedicated career advisor/coach to pro-actively assist with any issue that gets in the way of school work
  • Networking events to meet other students and regional employers
  • Career readiness training to enhance professional skills before graduation, plus stipends for attending
  • An opportunity to apply for a paid internship while going to school