Koru announced today that professional networking site LinkedIn has signed on to host participants in its four-week job training program designed to get recent and soon-to-be college graduates into the workforce and developing experience they will need to find a job in the professional world. The news comes right as Koru is starting its first session in San Francisco, alongside existing programs in Seattle and Boston.
The social networking company will be joining Zozi, Amobee, Remind and UrbanSitter as potential workplaces for the participants in San Francisco. In addition, LinkedIn will fund sponsorships for future graduates looking to take part in Koru’s program. Koru is led by entrepreneur Kristen Hamilton, and is backed with $4.57 million from Maveron, First Round Capital, Andreessen Horowitz and others.
People interested in applying for future sessions from Koru can do so here.