Hire an ISA Graduate

We are creating a pipeline of talent for our region! 

To connect with any of our participants, please reach out to us at isa@workforce.org or (619) 228-2943.

Graduates of the Workforce Income Share Agreement Fund complete rigorous coursework at UC San Diego Extension that prepares them to add value on day one. They represent the diversity of our region’s workforce with 70% being people of color or from under-represented communities. Our ISA graduates have all demonstrated that they have the skills, work ethic and perseverance to provide lasting value to your business.

The students in this program were among the most hardworking and dedicated students I have had the privilege to teach through UCSD – Extension. Programs that connect students from under-represented communities to in-demand occupations are critical for San Diego’s success.

Dr. Micah Lomax, Head of Insights for NA and LATAM at HP, Marketing Instructor

Student Stories

  • Claire Gregowicz and her son, Paul Gregowicz, learned digital marketing side by side and have found roles within the field. Watch their story.
  • Ari graduated and landed a job as a configuration specialist at MedImpact Healthcare Systems. Read about his journey.
  • Ellie landed a job in front-end development at Petco. Watch her ABC 10 interview.

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Digital Marketing

Graduates have practical knowledge in digital, content, social, mobile and data-driven marketing, enabling them to meet varied digital marketing challenges.

Students use a range of tools and resources to gain proficiency in strategies such as: campaign development, analytics and reporting, content creation and digital strategy on a variety of platforms.

For more on UCSD Extension, check out their website.

Graduates are open for employment opportunities:

Angel Askerneese

Sean Marx

Marie Salinas

Michelle Ly

Adam Taylor

Business Intelligence

Graduates can support data-driven organizational decision-making by effectively transforming data into actionable information. Analysts can determine how to improve processes, discover efficiencies, support customers and reduce costs.

Graduates have a comprehensive working knowledge of the complete analytics cycle, from determining requirements to extracting and disseminating information through various visualization techniques. They have a sound understanding of the fundamentals of SQL, Tableau and a programming language such as ad Python or R-Programming. 

For more on UCSD Extension, check out their website.

Graduates are open for employment opportunities:

Douglas Vaughn

Michael Villanueva

Maribel Araceli Mejia Gordils

Nancy Jane Sevitz-Poarch

Sonia Udom

Okello Charles

Jerry Word

Joy Gungon

Meaghan Rios

Mohamad Yassin

Rene Venema

Front End Development

Graduates can create websites and applications using HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript and jQuery. Front End Developers leverage project management skills and coding best practices to build applications that interact with the client-side and require input from the end user.

For more on UCSD Extension, check out their website

Graduates are open for employment opportunities:

Joshua Miles

Ricardo Vargas

Jedidah Cobarrubias

Chris Jameson