BUILD A CONSTELLATION OF TALENT.

i.c.stars develops leaders through a robust training program for underserved young adults. Be the change you want to see in the tech industry.

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SHAPE THE NEXT GENERATION OF TECH LEADERS.

Committed to racial equity and social justice, i.c.stars drives change with education, training and opportunity. We provide underserved young adults with technology-based workforce development, community leadership training, internships and job placement.

With a pay-it-forward mentality, i.c.stars is shaping the next generation of community-minded technology leaders.

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BUILT FOR RESILIENT PROBLEM-SOLVERS.

i.c.stars is a highly selective program for people who love learning as much as they love tech. We’re looking for motivated problem-solvers who have overcome adversity and want to help other people.

TRAINING A NEW WORKFORCE.

We offer intensive training and a two-year practicum. Through project-based learning, our stars work in teams to solve a range of real-world problems. They work with our corporate partners to cultivate leadership skills, learn civics, and develop a community-first mindset.

99% of alumni volunteer with i.c.stars after they graduate.

PUTTING THOSE SKILLS TO WORK.

With their in-demand tech skills and real-world experience, our stars graduate ready to work and lead the way. Employers that hire stars lower their risk with candidates guaranteed to be great. They’re screened, trained, and prepared to meet your business needs.

10K+ employers have engaged i.c.stars, changing perceptions and practices around nontraditional talent.

EVENTS

i.c.stars STARSearch PLACEMENT FAIR

June 4 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm CDT

We're thrilled to invite you to our studio for an exclusive glimpse into the exciting projects our interns are spearheading. It's a fantastic opportunity to witness innovation in action! REGISTER TODAY

iOpener 2024 – Innovations in Data

August 14 @ 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm CDT

i.c.stars |* Milwaukee iOpener Innovations in Data Wednesday, August 14, 2024 The Wisconsin Club Program begins at 12 Noon with Lunch Served and Cocktail Reception following event until 6PM Your All Inclusive Pass Includes: Lunch Keynote & Panel speakers Two interactive table discussions facilitated by our VIP table hosts Two networking [...]

Past Events

Chicago – 25th Anniversary Gala

December 11 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm CST

Come celebrate 20 years of i.c.stars with drinks, dancing and a one-of-a kind silent auction. Join i.c.stars board members, alumni, staff and supporters who have empowered us to code the future; creating jobs, leaders, and social justice in Chicago for two decades.

Save the Date StarBash 2024 i.c.stars Milwaukee 5 year Anniversary Celebration Thursday December 5, 2024 at the Brand New Harley Davidson Museum Garage!!

iOpener 2024 – Innovations in Data

August 14 @ 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm CDT

i.c.stars |* Milwaukee iOpener Innovations in Data Wednesday, August 14, 2024 The Wisconsin Club Program begins at 12 Noon with Lunch Served and Cocktail Reception following event until 6PM Your All Inclusive Pass Includes: Lunch Keynote & Panel speakers Two interactive table discussions facilitated by our VIP table hosts Two networking [...]

Capitalize on Wisconsin 2024

May 15 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT

i.c.stars |* Capitalize on Wisconsin 2024 Wednesday, May 15 New Bigger Venue ~ The Gage All-inclusive conference pass includes: *Buffet breakfast starting at 7:30 AM *Keynote speakers *Interactive table discussions facilitated by our VIP table hosts *Two networking breaks *Visibility both at the event and on the i.c.stars websites/social media platforms *Seeing firsthand [...]

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