Paid LinkedIn REACH Engineering Apprenticeships

Paid LinkedIn REACH Engineering Apprenticeships


1-5 years, starting December 2019


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TechHire Oakland is excited to announce our partner LinkedIn's REACH Engineering Apprenticeship for Non-Traditional Talent:

DESCRIPTION: REACH is an engineering apprenticeship program at LinkedIn that creates opportunity for every individual with the passion, potential, and drive to either develop or restart their career in engineering. REACH is a multi-year apprenticeship program for non-traditional (non four-year CS degree) talent in which individuals rotate through various levels of technical engineering roles at LinkedIn. The end goal is for each person to build their skillset and gain the experience needed to become an engineer. The time each apprentice spends in this program will vary depending on their incoming skill set and progress.

The apprenticeship will consist of on-the-job technical responsibilities, mentorship and dedicated resources for developing technical skills.

ROLES: Applications Developer, Mobile Developer, User Interface Developer, or Site Reliability Engineer

DURATION: 1-5 years, full-time, starting in December 2019

LOCATION: San Francisco or Sunnyvale


  • Ages 18+

  • Non-traditional talent (individuals who have not completed a 4-year CS degree).  This includes community college students, bootcamp talent, self-taught individuals, and career transitioners. 

  • A demonstrated history of independent coding related projects or solving problems with code. Some examples include:

Open source contributions
Personal projects hosted on Github, etc.
Hardware hacking with tools like Arduino
Automating job functions via scripting or macros
Complex spreadsheet formula creation or maintenance, Querying databases


1) Prep: Work in advance on three application questions at:

2) Apply here:

LinkedIn will accept applications from 9am PST on August 6 to 9am PST on August 7 or until they've receive 400 applications. The first 400 applications are guaranteed to be reviewed.  List "TechHire Oakland" as the referring organization only if you're an East Bay (Alameda + Contra Costa) resident of color.

3) Follow Up: If you're an East Bay (Alameda + Contra Costa County) resident of color, make sure you've filled out our TechHire Oakland Talent Form.  This will allow us to vouch for you and automatically subscribe you to notifications about future TechHire Oakland-LinkedIn skill-building workshops.

Feel free to contact with any questions.