Creating opportunities in tech

Entry-level jobs in tech

For those who know me, I am passionate about entry-level job creation, specifically in tech. Even before the pandemic, I’ve been a strong advocate for orienting away from preconceived notions about who is a good fit for tech. Instead, I advocate we work to create as many jobs as possible in the sector. Here’s a link to a video of me talking about the current challenge in our industry.

The downstream effects

Over the years, Metal Toad has been fortunate enough to have been able to create employment opportunities — and more critical — a career ramp for over twenty people, who have gone on to make careers in the tech industry. These people came in motivated, ready to learn, and left with a critical piece — their first industry job — under their belt.

Technology interns helped by the Oregon Non-Profit,



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Joaquin Lippincott

Joaquin Lippincott


CEO/President of @metaltoad. Passionate about creating job opportunities in the tech industry.