April 23, 2024

Partner Spotlight: Keystone Human Services (KHS)


Welcome to the NuPaths Partener Spotlight series! In this series, we delve into the experiences and insights of partners collaborating with NuPaths to bridge the gap between education and employment in the IT and tech industry. Today, we shine the spotlight on Keystone Human Services (KHS), a cornerstone organization in the field of disability services, and their collaboration with NuPaths in nurturing IT talent. 

Background: Keystone Human Services: 

In the heart of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Keystone Human Services (KHS) stands as a beacon of support and empowerment for individuals with disabilities. Established in 1972, KHS has expanded its reach with satellite offices across Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, and subsidiaries in New Jersey and Connecticut. With a workforce of 3500 dedicated employees, KHS offers a spectrum of essential services encompassing intellectual disability services, autism services, mental health services, nursing services, and service dog training. 

Within KHS, the IT Services department, led by Nick Nerhood, plays a vital role in maintaining hardware, software, and fulfilling helpdesk needs. With six full-time employees complemented by interns, the IT team ensures seamless technological support across the organization. 

Experience with NuPaths Graduates: 

In our conversation with KHS, they emphasized the invaluable contributions of NuPaths graduates to their team. Beyond technical expertise, the graduates brought a wealth of professionalism and customer service skills. Their adaptability and eagerness to learn quickly integrated them into the company culture, establishing them as indispensable team players. 

Training and Support: 

KHS prioritizes employee development, offering a plethora of training opportunities both internally and externally. Through a robust learning management system and tailored development plans, employees are encouraged to enhance their skills and stay abreast of industry trends. 

Closing Statements and Recommendations: 

In closing, KHS extends valuable advice to future NuPaths graduates. They emphasize the importance of humility, adaptability, and seizing growth opportunities. By embracing change and continuously honing their skills, graduates can carve a fulfilling career path in the ever-evolving IT landscape. 

Join us in celebrating the remarkable journey of NuPaths graduates at Keystone Human Services, where passion, dedication, and innovation intersect to create meaningful impact. Stay tuned for more inspiring stories in our NuPaths Partner Spotlight series! 

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