New program from MIT offers refugees a career boost

ReACT will award credentials in computer and data science through online and in-person instruction.

In Amman, Jordan, last week, a class of students — half of them refugees — began a one-year course of study in computer science and entrepreneurship, designed by MIT. The program will earn them a certificate that, along with internships with local companies throughout the program, could help them advance to better-paying positions in the region.


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