Given the technical focus of the Task Force, programs typically start with technical roles exclusively or with technical roles in the mix with non-technical roles. Task Force employer programs are open to all genders.
The Task Force runs on a collaborative model in which a group of employers join annually, each with the goal of launching a return to work program at their respective organization.
A series of bi-monthly "roundtable" sessions for Task Force employer members past and present feature Task Force alumni career reentry program managers and other leaders in discussion with peers and experts from SWE and iRelaunch. Topics focus on innovations and best practices for running and growing career reentry programs.
iRelaunch expert consultants work one-on-one with each Task Force employer team as their dedicated partner in building and launching their career reentry program.
SWE and iRelaunch provide outreach to their respective communities whenever a Task Force employer program has open applications.
Task Force employer program leaders and participants are regularly featured at SWE's annual Conference which attracts over 15,000 attendees.
Since inception, 39 employers have participated in the STEM Reentry Task Force, 30 return to work programs have launched, nearly 1,000 relaunchers have participated and over 85% have been hired after completing their Task Force employer program.
Timothy Wall CEO, CDM Smith and 2019 STEM Reentry Task Force member
Congratulations....Our Career Reboot program, that you helped us launch, is going strong at CDM Smith and the incredibly talented women that have joined us to restart their professional careers have been amazing contributors. Thanks for helping us years ago to be the first in our industry.