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Learn about Talent Bridge


Cisco Networking Academy Talent Bridge is an employment program that works to connect employers with our current and former students.

Our team actively works with recruiters at Cisco and partner companies to identify entry-level job opportunities for our students. Networking Academy Talent Bridge connects recruiters with qualified candidates from our program based on employer-specific skill requirements using data-informed matching.

As part of your journey, we invite you to participate in a targeted employment program aimed at helping you connect directly with Cisco and our ecosystem of partners who are looking to hire qualified individuals—like you – to become part of their tech workforce.

Networking Academy Talent Bridge provides our students with:

  • Matching Engine with job openings with Cisco and Cisco partners globally
  • Skill-building and career advice to help you become more employable
  • Virtual Job Connection events where you can learn about exciting careers and apply for jobs
  • Experience-building opportunities like Dream Team

As a Networking Academy student, you are on a path to becoming a tech professional with skills that are highly sought after by companies worldwide. Our employment program is designed to sync you with companies who want techies with your skills.

Who are Cisco Partners and Distributors?

Did you know that over 80% of all Cisco’s products and services are sold through our partner network? In fact, Cisco has over 60,000 Channel Partners and 160 Distributors located all over the world who are looking to hire IT/networking professionals, though many struggle to find qualified talent to help grow their business.