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Capital IDEA provides financial support and extensive professional guidance to motivated, non-traditional students who want to earn more and move up in a great career. With many community partners, like Austin Community College, we stand committed to providing individuals the opportunity and support they need to earn a degree and get started in a promising career. Get started


Most graduates make TRIPLE their previous earnings after finishing our programs


students are now Capital IDEA alumni


has been invested on our students’ tuition, books and fees since Capital IDEA’s opening


is the amount of college loan debt incurred by Capital IDEA students


is the average starting hourly wage for Capital IDEA graduates in 2015

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JOB POSTING: Intake & Placement Manager
Capital IDEA seeks an experienced and results driven manager to lead two small but essential support teams: Intake/Outreach and Job Placement. Applicants with 5 years or more of management and employer relations experience are strongly encouraged to apply. Capital IDEA is an equal opportunity employer committed to cultural diversity in the workforce and we offer a competitive salary and benefits package. Join our team! Capital IDEA is an Austin-based nonprofit dedicated to lifting working adults out of poverty and into living wage careers through education. Since our founding in 1998, over 1,300 Central Texans have completed the program and moved their families out of poverty. Job Description: Intake & Placement Manager (pdf) To apply, send resume and cover letter with salary requirements to Mrs. Eva Rios-Lleverino at employment@capitalidea.org. Deadline: Tuesday, November 1, 2016 Salary range: $54-56,000

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A special thanks to

Austin Interfaith leaders and volunteers for their tireless work in
the community and their ongoing support of Capital IDEA.