It’s been a busy few weeks over at the Merivis Foundation. Between SXSW panelpicker, planning for Dreamforce 2017 and most importantly, the launch of our next Salesforce training program starting this fall! Since starting the organization two years ago the program has evolved so we wanted to provide a quick overview of what this means for applicants and how you can help – Supporting our veterans in their transition to IT careers has always been our focus but as the saying goes “it takes a village”. We’ve outlined below a quick overview of the program, important details and next steps. Applications are currently open for military veterans and spouses of veterans or active duty military. Visit the link below to apply and you’ll be contacted for an interview.
Apply Online: www.merivisfoundation.org/apply
Application Deadline: Friday, September 8th. 2017
Weeks 1, 2 and 3 – Oct 2nd – 20th
- 2-3 hours per day of self-paced online training modules
- Practice exercises
- Office hours held in support of the participants.
Week 4 – Oct 23-27 – In classroom Admin 201 training at National Instruments in Austin, Texas
Week 5 – Oct 30 – Nov 3rd – Virtual class CRT 101 exam prep and wrap up
Class Fee: $150 program fee, of which $100 will be refunded if you’re certified within four weeks of the class end date.
We know that job transition is not only about the technical training. Merivis Foundation offers supplementary instruction in networking, personal branding, resume assistance, how to leverage your military experience in the job search and navigating the Salesforce community as sessions during our program. We also host an exclusive networking event with Austin-area recruiters and Salesforce leaders to help you in creating relationships in this new field. Finally, new headshots help you round out your online presence and mock interviews to get acquainted with the job search process.
What you’ll gain from the Merivis Foundation program
With the growth of the Salesforce platform and as the industry leader in cloud CRM technology, there is a growing demand for Salesforce administrators all over the world. This program teaches you the basics of Salesforce platform from the ground up, with no need for previous IT or technical experience. As your military service wraps up and you explore next steps in your career, we combine the opportunity to join a growing team of Salesforce professionals with the technical skills and job readiness support you need for a smooth transition. Merivis Foundation graduates have gone on to positions at BMC Software, Dell, Google, Capgemini, and the Texas Veterans Commission to name a few.
What our Alumni are saying…
“Merivis is an amazing organization, I was honored to be part of the Salesforce training. It was incredible. I highly recommend them. Thank you Merivis for helping our military, Veterans and spouses.” – Julie Segnaluoc, Cohort III
“This is an awesome organization helping our military, military spouses and veterans to get incredible training in Salesforce. They do great work and I highly recommend them.” –
Glenn R Goodwin, Cohort III
Interested in helping us spread the word? If you’re a VSO or support organization please share this post with your audience and social media followers, if you want to provide even more help contact us about partner resources for your communications. Are you an alumni, volunteer or community supporter of the Merivis Foundation? Share this with your friends and colleagues that would be a great candidate for our program. Special thanks to Accenture for serving as program sponsor for Cohort IV and making it possible to offer this in support of our military veterans. For additional details and information visit us at www.merivisfoundation.org.