Career Pathways Programs

Facebook already implemented successful alternative pathways in parts of our organization

Apprenticeship programs

Rotational Program
  • Rotational Engineering (rEng)
  • Rotational Product Management (RPM)
  • Rotational Network Engineering (NetEng)
  • AR/VR Veterans Engineering Program
Training Programs
  • Return to Work Program
  • Sourcer Development Program (R4R)
  • Discover Production Engineering
  • Co-op Program (IDC)
  • UX Research Associate Program (RAP)
Mentoring Programs
  • Year Up
  • AI Residency Program
  • Educational Programs
  • Facebook University
  • Cybersecurity University for Veterans
Pathway
Program
Type Pipeline Qualifications Locations links
Year Up Free 12 month Skills Development Training & Apprenticeship After 6 months of technical skills work at Facebook for 6 months on externship. Enterprise Engineering, Global Ops, Recruiting, Partnership Infrastructure @18-24 Highschool diploma or GED go through formal information session and admissions process. Bay Area, Seattle, DC, Chicago, New York Click Here
FB Career Connections Free Training & Apprenticeship to Program jobseekers to be entry level social media + digital marketing managers. Marketing, Entrepreneurs Sales Business Program focuses on underserved populations Black Latin X, and low income. New York Fremont LA, ATX Click Here
Discover Production Engineering 12-month STE opportunity that teaches Python, Linux, Networking and design to support those interested in both software and systems engineering. Engineering The program’s aim to introduce candidates from non-traditional backgrounds and experiences: - 2+ years of full-time work experience in any industry
- Coding experience in higher level languages (PHP, Python, C++, and Java).
Bay Area Seattle NYC, Boston Click Here Click Here
R Engineering (rEng) is a 1-year program to help programmers and software engineers from all backgrounds reach their full potential. Participants start out as short-term employees (STE) with the potential to convert to full-time employees. The goal of the program is to help rEng participants accelerate their professional growth and build skills that they can use for the rest of their career. Software Engineering Professionals with 3 or more years of work experience. MPK Seattle NYC Click Here
FB Rotational Product Management Complete three 6-month long rotations through products at our Menlo Park, Seattle, New York or London offices. This program is for those with non-traditional professional backgrounds and trains them to become PMs, with the goal of sharpening their skills and reactivating their careers. At the end of the program, participants select which product to focus on. Participants are FTE for the duration of the program. Product Management RPM is suited for individuals completely new to the product manager (PM) function. Individuals with more than 1 year of PM experience, inclusive of PM internships, should apply for Product Manager roles listed at Facebook Careers. MPK, Seattle Sunnyvale ATX Click Here
Sourcer Development Program The Sourcer Development Program trains professionals with to start careers as sourcers on a 12-month contract. After a 1-week in-person training and 12 weeks of weekly SDP workshops, participants spend the remainder of their contract as a sourcer leveraging on-the-job training, with the potential to convert to FTE at the end of the program. Recruiting HR Professionals with 3 or more years of work experience. ATX, Bay Area, Chicago DC, LA Click HereApplications Open in Q3 2021
FBU education programs Facebook University (FBU) is a hands-on, immersive internship program that enables students from underrepresented communities to get to know Facebook’s people, products and services. In 8 weeks, the program gives interns the opportunity to make a real impact and help redefine how the world connects. Engineering, Analytics, Product Design, Operations Global Marke- ting Program focuses on underserved populations Black Latin X, and low enrolled in undergraduate/graduate school. MPK, Seattle Sunnyvale ATX Click Here2021 Interest Form Click Here
PATHWAY PROGRAM Type Pipeline Qualifications Locations Links
Return to Work The Return to Work Program is a 16-week immersive program in various Facebook offices, designed for those who have left the workforce for 2 years or longer and are looking to re-enter the workforce full-time. Our aim is to attract candidates from diverse backgrounds and experiences from historically underrepresented groups and/or those who have had non-traditional careers including, but not limited to, candidates from non-tech industries, veterans or candidates starting second careers. Project Management Engineering AR/VR Product Designed for those who have left the workforce for 2 years or longer and are looking to re-enter the workforce full-time. MPK Seattle NYC Click Here
CO-OP Program IDC Provide career growth and pathways for students, while simultaneously building and deepening our connection within the communities in which we operate. The program engages vocational and community college students and provides on-site experience through short-term employment and on-site learning at select Facebook data center campuses, named Centers of Excellence (COEs). Product Management The program engages vocational and community college students and provides on-site experience at select Facebook data center campuses, named Centers of Excellence (COEs). Data Center Sites Click Here

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