Launch your tech career in Baltimore

Diligent has teamed up with SV Academy to train Baltimore-area residents for high-paying entry-level jobs in tech sales. No degree required. Apply now. Space is limited.

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Let's change the face of tech together


For more than 30 years, Diligent has been helping change the way leaders change the world. Through our software and services, our 1M+ clients have increased diversity of boards and executives, uncovered corporate fraud, identified wasteful government spending and even busted a drug cartel.

SV Academy

SV Academy is on a mission to generate $100B in wealth expansion for underrepresented job seekers. SV Academy elevates talented individuals from different backgrounds and connects them with trailblazing companies to launch their careers in tech.

What You Need to Know

The 8-week program kicks off on April 9th, 2024, and offers a comprehensive blend of entry-level SDR training, essential technical skills, and invaluable soft skills essential not only for acing interviews but also for navigating future roles with confidence. Every enrolled learner will be given a guaranteed interview for one of 5 open positions at Diligent.

Our program consists of 4 hours of live classes each week, supplemented by asynchronous learning and weekly assignments. We anticipate that participants will need to commit approximately 10-12 hours per week to fully engage with the material and excel in the program.

SDR Role
  • - Driven by Competitive Pursuits, Strong desire to Win, former/active Athletes

  • - Driven by Earning Potential, Resilient Hunters, Able to handle Rejection

  • - Strong EQ - Empathetic Listeners with High Self-Awareness, Coachability

Office Location: 145 W Ostend Street, Baltimore MD 21230. This is a hybrid role with 80% on-site.

Classes begin: April 9th, 2024. Interviews begin: Week of May 6th, 2024. Diligent Hire Date: May 28th, 2024.

Pay: $48,000 a year with a $5,000 bonus at the completion of the 4 month Diligent Academy on-boarding program.

Live classes are scheduled on Tuesday’s/Thursday’s from 6pm-8pm EDT.

We'll help you launch your career

SV Academy and Diligent will get you the training and the support you need, completely free.

8 weeks of training and a guaranteed interview with Diligent

You’ll develop technical and professional skills to get ready for your job search through live online classes, mentorship, and virtual projects. Our curriculum is powered by top SaaS companies including Salesforce, Salesloft, Seismic, Gainsight, Talend, and Demandbase.

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Join a community of 3000+ successful graduates

SV Academy

Apply now. Space is limited.

This special program is available to job seekers from all backgrounds, as long as you're within commuting distance of Baltimore.

You don’t need a fancy degree. We look for foundational professional skills, a high level of motivation, and a growth mindset.

But you do need to be ready for intensive training.

Start your application by completing the online form. Duration: 2-3 min

Complete an interview with a member of SV team. Duration: 20-30 min

Sign your enrollment agreement. Duration: 2-3 min

Complete onboarding process with program manager. Duration: 20 min