Building the tech talent community

The AIM Institute is an innovative non-profit that grows, connects and inspires the tech talent community through education and career development.

Through education, career development, and outreach, the non-profit AIM Institute has fostered the growth of Omaha’s tech sector for more than 25 years.

AIM promotes diversity and inclusion in the tech sector by making outstanding educational opportunities and career training accessible to all, from elementary school through adulthood.

AIM is an essential contributor to economic development in the Omaha area and beyond, developing, growing, and retaining local tech talent that is critical to the success of area companies and entrepreneurs.

AIM addresses the unique needs of each tech professional, new or experienced, by connecting them with the mentors, career navigators, and resources they need to expand their skills and tech network and build a fulfilling career.

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OUR VISION

To create a thriving community where everyone can pursue a career in tech.


OUR IMPACT

98%

Youth we serve graduate high school

$190,000,000

Community-wide annual economic impact

67,928

People trained in specialized tech fields

2/3rds

Participants are low income and/or first-generation college students

What we do

AIM removes barriers to tech education and increases access to technology careers.

Our mission is to grow, connect and inspire the tech talent community through education and career development.

Whether through our code school, our youth in tech programs, our leadership academies, our annual conferences, or our media outlet covering the Silicon Prairie, our job is to excite people about technology, inspire them to pursue a tech career, and help them navigate the tech career continuum.

Why we do it

More tech workers = more resilient neighborhoods, greater capacity for innovation and investment.

Technology—and the tech talent who dream, design, and debug it—is crucial to community success. 2020 has reinforced our core operating principle that everyone needs the opportunity to learn technology skills, now more than ever.

That’s why we offer life-changing tech education to youth and adults alike, to make sure no one gets left behind as new developments reshape our world.

AIM Newsroom

Union Pacific Foundation grant enhances AIM Code School career placement services

October 7, 2020 by Amanda Brandt

AIM Institute, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to changing lives through technology, received a $15,000 grant from the Union Pacific Community Ties Giving Program. The funding helps the AIM Code School, which provides technology training for people of all skill levels and at all stages in their careers, with resources for career counseling and job training […]

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