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ITSMF Community Outreach – Per Scholas Career Readiness

December 10, 2019 - December 19, 2019

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Per Scholas New York, NY and Newark, NJ are looking for volunteers to share their industry knowledge and expertise with cohorts to support career readiness. See opportunities at both locations below.

 

Guest Speaker Opportunities (1-2 hrs)

Volunteers will present a non-technical or technical career development topic of choice to Per Scholas cohorts. Content can align with or support what is being taught in the classroom. Additional information is available for those interested.

Dates:

  • Tuesday, December 10th
  • Wednesday, December 11th
  • Thursday, December 12th
  • Tuesday, December 17th
  • Thursday, December 19th

Locations:

  • 804 E 138th Street, Bronx, NY 10454
  • 630 Flushing Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11206
  • 12 Lombardy Street, Suite 501, Newark, NJ 07102

Mock Interview/Resume Review (2 hrs)

Volunteers will work closely with students on interview preparedness, verbal and non-verbal skills, and business acumen by providing guidance and constructive feedback during mock interview sessions and resume review. Questions and feedback forms will be provided.

Dates:

  • Tuesday, December 10th
  • Thursday, December 12th
  • Tuesday, December 17th

Times:

  • 10 am – 12 pm
  • 1 pm – 3 pm
  • 2 pm – 4 pm

Locations:

  • 804 E 138th Street, Bronx, NY 10454
  • 630 Flushing Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11206
  • 12 Lombardy Street, Suite 501, Newark, NJ 07102

 

Per Scholas was founded more than 20 years ago with a mission to open doors to transformative technology careers for individuals from often overlooked communities. They prepare smart, dedicated people to work in key technical roles and are building a more diverse technical workforce by creating on-ramps for women and people of color, groups staggeringly underrepresented in IT employment today.


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About the ITSMF Foundation

The ITSMF Foundation nurtures the pipeline of future generations of technology leaders through community outreach, STEM advocacy, scholarships, and career development. From the start of early childhood education, through higher education, to workforce entry, the road is paved with disparities, barriers, and biases for people of color and for women. As a result, the technology workforce lacks diversity, reflecting very little representation from these underserved populations. Through the ITSMF Foundation, we are committed to closing the STEM gap and supporting the growth of a diverse technology workforce.

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Start:
December 10, 2019
End:
December 19, 2019
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Per Scholas – Bronx, NY
804 E 138th Street
Bronx, NY 10454 United States
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