Take the first step
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Rung Member Process
You’re a few steps away from getting started
Attend a Membership Overview Session
We’ll reach out to you about dates/times
We’ll email you a link
Application & Interview
Once you’ve completed steps 1-3, we’ll send you an application & set up an interview.
Am I right for Rung?
Is Rung right for me?
Fill out our Member Interest Form
Your New Career
The life you want might be outside your comfort zone. With a career change, you can make a difference in the world, while earning the salary that you deserve.
Our career accelerator program focuses on fully preparing women to level up into fast-growing fields like Advanced Manufacturing, Technology, and Geospatial. These are careers where you learn skills to amplify your strengths, problem solve, organize, and collaborate. A college degree isn’t necessary; only the drive to want better for yourself and the readiness to make the leap. And you can. Because we’ll help support and guide you.
Get the Skills You Need to Have the Career You Want
Do you want to advance in your job or change to a more rewarding career? You already have valuable transferable skills and experience. The challenge is your current skillset will only take you so far. In today’s fast-paced and competitive business environment, it’s essential to have the skills that can help you stand out from the crowd.
At Rung, we help women focus on identifying and developing the in-demand skills that will make you more marketable and have more career options. You don’t want just any job – you want to gain the skills to get the role that is right for you. Rung’s Advanced Manufacturing and Technology career pathways will help you develop those skills.
Advanced Manufacturing Careers
Manufacturing is about making things using skills machinery and technology skills. It plays a vital role in almost every sector of our economy, from aerospace to biopharmaceuticals, consumer products and beyond. If you are at ease in the mechanical world and want to apply learned skills and training to make life-changing products, a higher-paying job in Advanced Manufacturing may be right for you.
Examples of Careers Requiring Advanced Manufacturing Skills
- Computer Controlled Machine Operators
- Quality Inspectors
- Line Technicians
- Electrical Assembler
The field of Technology is constantly growing and expanding, and you can learn to grow and expand your career along with it. Companies and industries like Geospatial (the science of where–think location-based apps on your phone) are using tech in new ways every day. Becoming skilled in tech prepares you to work in almost any field while keeping an eye on the future.
Examples of Careers Requiring Technology Skills
- Geospatial Analyst
- IT Support Specialist
- Digital Marketing
- Project Management
Personalized Career Coaching
Individual coaching and advisement to help you select the best career fit, conduct a successful job search, and start your new career.
Expand Your Financial Education
Individual and group classes on how to increase your assets and build financial security.
Professional Power Skills Program
Practical, relevant training on skills you need to succeed personally and professionally.
Specialized Career Training
Short-term training programs for in-demand careers with high earning potential.
Variety of offerings, such as yoga, gardening, healthy grab-and-go meals, and counseling to work on your mind, body, and spirit.
Access to Rung’s Employer Network
Opportunities to apply, interview, and get hired with our exclusive employer partners.
Member Success Network
A professional community of working women who want ongoing growth and development for career advancement and financial independence.
On-Site Child Care
We understand some women have the additional responsibilities of little ones. That’s why we meet you where you are and help support your journey. Kids 3 to 12, must be potty trained.
Family Care Health Centers
Comprehensive primary care and preventative health services for Rung members and their dependents
Urban Harvest STL
Engage and learn to grow healthy produce through gardening and urban farming
The Collective STL
Heal your mind, body, and spirit with yoga, mindfulness, and culturally relevant self-care activities
Provident Behavioral Health
Individual counseling and therapeutic services
Rung Member Process
Taking the first step to invest in yourself is just the starting point for your journey with us. Below are Rung’s eligibility 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