Connect to highly trained and motivated talent

Talent Bridge empowers Cisco and our Cisco Channel Partners to identify top talent from Networking Academy’s education partners that can fill crucial networking and security jobs.

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Top talent

Networking Academy students learn networking and security skills as well as entrepreneurial, decision making and other soft skills. Making them better prepared to enter the workforce. Read: Top 10 reasons to hire Networking Academy students.


Global community

Gain access to a pipeline of current and former IT, networking and security students through our global network of over 12,100 education partners who represent more than one million students each year around the world.


Direct Connection

Employment partners gain access to the Talent Bridge Matching Engine, our LinkedIn community and participate in Virtual Job Connection events allowing them to post jobs and interact with candidates directly.

A few of our employment partners:

Ingram Micro


Straight Up

E plus

Tech Data

Westcon Comstor

Red River

Dimension Data




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Converge One


“Working with Cisco helps us connect to students and people who will graduate and have careers in our field.
It’s added a whole new layer to our business model.”

-John Grindley, Straight Up Technologies

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