What are the requirements for taking the first step - filling out a Member Interest Form?
Our eligibility requirements are as follows; members must meet all requirements:
- 25 years of age or older
- Identify as a woman
- Personal annual income that does not exceed $50,000
- English proficiency
- High school diploma or GED
- Want a full-time career in one of the pathways
- Authorized to work in the US
- Able to invest 6 hrs. / week
- Have stable housing and able to access Rung’s campus in South St. Louis City
- Meet industry background standards
What is the purpose of the assessment? What if I don't do well?
What if I am not interested in a career in technology or geospatial? Should I still apply?
No. (*Not at this time)
All potential members will choose between 2 career verticals: Technology or Geospatial. Within those verticals, there are a wide variety of different possible careers and roles for them to explore.
*In the future, we will be expanding our Career Verticals to include Advanced Manufacturing (Summer 2023) and others, so stay tuned!
What is the application deadline? When does the program begin?
The application for our Spring 2023 Cohort will be open from December 15, 2022 – February 15, 2023. Accepted applicants will begin programming in April 2023.
What kind of time commitment should I expect?
What if I live outside of St. Louis? Can I still apply?
What if my income is more than $50,000?
If your personal earned income is over $50,000 and you have unique circumstances, we will take that into consideration during the admissions review process.