The Marcy Lab School
Social Impact Capstone Program
Prometheus partnered with The Marcy Lab School to provide their students with a real-world Social Impact Capstone Program at the end of their 2023 Spring curriculum. The Marcy Lab School is a rigorous yet affordable college alternative that prepares underrepresented young adults to launch careers in tech. Prometheus connected Marcy Lab Fellows with five nonprofit partners, supporting Fellows as they developed custom software applications for each organization.
“[Prometheus] directly gives our fellows [an] amazing opportunity to apply their technical education through these projects, [but] the greater learning . . . is how they can leverage their knowledge to be change makers and leaders in the tech sector. This partnership has allowed our fellows to see what social impact work can really look like through an incredible professional experience!” - Laura (Program Manager, The Marcy Lab School)
Marcy Lab Fellows dedicated over 8000+ hours over 10 weeks to develop 5 custom applications, saving nonprofits time & financial resources.
Hear from the Fellows
"The Prometheus capstone project . . . has definitely boosted my confidence in both my technical and leadership abilities."
"[This program] has given me the exposure and experience to grow my technical skills and portfolio through a . . . project that pushed me to be held accountable for my tasks, coding knowledge, and leadership skills."
“My favorite aspect of constructing a real-life technical solution for a client undoubtedly lies in the tangible impact it has on both the client and the end-users. The process of developing the solution itself is a thrilling journey, filled with challenges and opportunities for innovation."