Bridging the gap between education and industry

Red Hat Academy partners with colleges and universities around the world to provide students free access to Red Hat's training curriculum. As a partner, joining the Red Hat Academy Talent Network offers you an opportunity to connect with qualified candidates.

Why join this network?

It can be challenging to find qualified technologists in today's competitive market. Partners who join this network get an added advantage that goes beyond what other talent networks offer, because Red Hat Academy candidates are instilled with a core of open source knowledge and Red Hat technology learned in a higher education setting. Our academic partners include institutions that are degree granting and nonprofit institutions.


of hiring managers report difficulty finding sufficient talent with open source skills, up from 87% two years ago¹.


faster job readiness when a new hire has already completed Red Hat training prior to onboarding².


of the Fortune 500 uses Red Hat products and solutions³.

How it works

Step 1

Go to the talent network and login as an employer using your partner login

Step 2

Review the user agreements and submit a request to join the network

Step 3

Once approved, finalize the organization profile and begin browsing all candidates using the filtering tools to narrow by region, school, specialty, and more

Step 4

Contact qualified candidates in the network's messaging center

Step 5

As an employer you can also create job postings which allows students to express interest in your opportunities


Connecting Red Hat Academy students with top IT jobs worldwide

Red Hat Academy Talent Network can help fill that space for your talent needs.


Accessible open source talent

The portal helps recruiters find entry-level open source talent.


Helping guide careers

Learn how efforts between Red Hat Academy and a college in North Carolina, US, led a student to an IT path.

Featured partner universities

Aditya Academy

Surampalem, Andhra Pradesh, India

1395 Student enrollments

Universidad Tecnológica del Norte de Aguascalientes

Aguascalientes, Mexico

125 Student enrollments

Texas A&M University

College Station, Texas, US

349 Student enrollments

Cracow University of Technology

Kraków, Poland

427 Student enrollments

Red Hat can help you find enterprise-ready talent who bring to the table, subject matter expertise and commitment to open source you expect and get from us as a partner.

Icon-Red_Hat-Media_and_documents-Quotemark_Open-B-Red-RGB I thank Red Hat, Red Hat Academy program, and RHA Talent Network for helping me to get a job in Red Hat which is the biggest open source organization globally, and help in starting my professional career journey.

Abdur Rahman

Red Hat India, Customer Support

  1. The Linux Foundation. "2020 Open Source Jobs Report," October 2020
  2. IDC White Paper, sponsored by Red Hat. "The Business Value of Red Hat Training." Doc.#US46999720, Dec. 2020
  3. Red Hat client data and Fortune 500 list, June 2021