Friday, April 20, 2018
Friday, April 6, 2018
Beautiful Me Girls Conference, McDonald's tripling college benefits, Zuckerberg plans for Facebook, Cambridge College Opens Gaming Career Institute, Scholarships, Summer Programs, and more youth career news
Since 2015, McDonald's has provided college tuition assistance to over 16,400 employees through its Archways to Opportunity education program. Last week, the fast food behemoth announced plans to increase the program by allocating $150 million over five years and lowering eligibility requirements from nine months to 90 days of employment and weekly shift minimums from 20 hours to 15 hours.
Read more: https://www.cnbc.com/2018/04/03/mcdonalds-is-tripling-its-college-tuition-benefit-for-employees.html
Zuckerberg admits failure and lays plans for a more mature Facebook. This is going to be a never-ending battle,” said Mark Zuckerberg. He just gave the most candid look yet into his thoughts about Cambridge Analytica, data privacy and Facebook’s sweeping developer platform changes during a conference call with reporters today. Sounding alternately vulnerable about his past negligence and confident about Facebook’s strategy going forward, Zuckerberg took nearly an hour of tough questions.
Beautiful Me Girls Conference – Boston is open for registration! Accepting applications from girls in grades 6 – 12. Date: June 9 & 10, 2018 at Cambridge College. Conference Mission: To EMPOWER Black girls to connect their identity with history, to EMBRACE and foster positive relationships with other Black girls, and to EXALT the skin they’re in. The universal theme of the Beautiful Me Girls Conference will be discussed through our four core workshops that include: Healthy Relationships/Mental Health, Sexual Health, Racism and Social Injustice, and Self-Esteem and the impact of media.
Read more: https://www.beautifulmegirlsconference.com/
3rd Annual Youth Leadership Symposium “Stay Woke and S.E.E.E.” - Boston is open for registration! Accepting applications for students and parents. On May 5, 2018, over 100 young girls across Massachusetts will be taking part at the KIPP Academy Boston Middle School, 37 Babson St, Mattapan, MA 02126. The 3rd Annual Youth Leadership Symposium is an all-day event full of personal and professional development workshops. That encourages conversation, networking, and team building activities for Middle and High School students. M.O.V.E., Inc. has also invite me parents to take part in their workshops.
Find 2018 Summer Internships: Summer internships provide extremely valuable experience in your chosen field, and they are also plentiful. If you’re too busy to commit as an intern during the school year, the summer could be a great option for you. While other students are focusing on play during summer break, you can get a foot in the door at one of your favorite companies by interning and learning everything you can. So consider a summer internship and get ahead of the curve!
Read more: http://www.internships.com/summer
Looking for scholarships? If so check out JLV Counseling Blog for monthly scholarships. These monthly scholarships are usually very easy to enter and are available every month!
Cambridge College Announces Plans to Open Gaming Career Institute with Wynn. After many months of discussion, Cambridge College and Wynn Boston Harbor announced on Thursday that the two organizations have partnered to offer a Gaming Institute on the Charlestown campus that will teach prospective employees table games and security.
Read more: http://charlestownbridge.com/2018/04/06/cambridge-college-announces-plans-to-open-gaming-career-institute-with-wynn/
Pre-College Summer Programs at Northeastern University These pre-college programs are designed for talented high school students who want to give themselves an edge. We offer a choice of innovative programs led by Northeastern’s internationally acclaimed faculty. Accelerate programs are hosted on our Boston campus, allowing you to experience true collegiate learning in a world-class environment. Try something new, or challenge yourself to rise to a new level in an existing area of interest.
Learn more: https://www.northeastern.edu/precollegeprograms/
Quote of the day:
The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education ~ Martin Luther King Jr.
Video of the day:
How to Write A Really Good Resume
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~ Natascha F. Saunders,Founder/CEO The Youth Career Coach Inc. #youthcareercoach