Join us for Propel Core-Bootcamp!

  1. Are you between the ages of 18-24?
  2. Do you live in one of our regions (Louisiana, Philadelphia, South Jersey, Newark, NJ, Western Massachusetts, or Rhode Island)?
  3. Do you have a high school diploma or equivalent?
  4. Are you interested in participating in career planning and professional skill development while working towards a pathway to earning a credential and getting a job?

If you answered yes to these questions, scroll down.

What is Core-Bootcamp?

Propel’s Core-Bootcamp is an intensive career exploration program that provides recent high school graduates or GED recipients (ages 18-24 years old) the opportunity to learn more about a pathway and career.

Propel offers Bootcamps in Healthcare (Certified Medical Assistant, all regions), Automotive Technician (Capital Region, Louisiana), Manufacturing (Northeast Louisiana) or Information Technology (South Jersey).

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Why Core-Bootcamp?

Core-Bootcamp is the first and prerequisite step to becoming a Propel fellow.


Propel offers Bootcamp in three high-demand career Pathways:

  • Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) Bootcamp in Rhode Island (April 2021), Louisiana, New Jersey, and Philadelphia (June 2021)
  • Automotive Technician Bootcamp in Capital Region, Louisiana (July 2021)
  • Manufacturing Generalist Bootcamp in Northeast Louisiana (July 2021)
  • Information Technology Bootcamp in South Jersey/ Philadelphia (late summer 2021)

If accepted into Core-Bootcamp, you can participate in a free eight-day virtual course in career planning and professional skills. You will receive personalized coaching and support while learning about a career in the pathway you select.

    What are the requirements to be accepted to Core-Bootcamp?

    Core-Bootcamps applicants must be between the ages of 18-24 and have earned a high school diploma or GED equivalent by the time the program begins.

    Applicants to the Certified Medical Assistant Bootcamp must also have a minimum high school GPA of 2.0 and be interested in engaging in online learning.

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    What happens after Core-Bootcamp?

    Once you complete Bootcamp, you decide if you want to continue down the pathway through our Specialization program and apply to be a Propel fellow working towards earning a credential in your pathway. Applicants will need to meet all training and employer requirements to proceed to the next stage.

    After earning a credential, Propel fellows are expected to work full-time for at least a year in their career pathway.

    Ready to explore core-bootcamp?​

    If you have earned a high school diploma or GED and are ready to participate in an eight-day virtual course in a high-demand career, apply to our 2021 career bootcamps by clicking your region below:

    E-mail us to be notified when we are accepting applications for our next round of Core-Bootcamps.

    "I've made many people proud, including myself. I am so proud of myself for making this decision and completing the training course at the top of my class [as a Propel fellow]."

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