The University of Idaho Dig'nIT program has the bold goal of growing a culture of highly skilled, high-tech individuals who will support the burgeoning tech sector in North Idaho. Highly interactive educational experiences are designed to raise awareness of the importance of technology for vibrant communities today. A key focus is on programming to promote a comfort level with diverse technologies.
Dig'nIT takes a responsive approach to building a multi-tiered software development ecosystem. Well-marked on and off-ramps accommodate students regardless of age or education level (on-ramps), and support employment and entrepreneurial opportunities (off-ramps). The program connects with regional tech companies and startups to focus on practical development of skills required for industry success. These relationships ensure the Dig'nIT program remains relevant to ever-changing industry trends and provides high-value experience for participants, ultimately supporting thriving local economies.