Tech Impact Looks to Engage and Recognize Mentors Throughout January
In celebration of National Mentoring Month, Tech Impact wants to call attention to the importance of mentoring and recognize those who have demonstrated a strong commitment to providing guidance and support to those students in the CXWorks and ITWorks workforce development programs. This article will discuss why mentorship is an integral component of our programs, and include some highlights from our mentors. Keep an eye on our social media pages for daily mentor highlights during the month of January!
As the Delaware ITWorks Fall 2016 session draws to a close (graduation is on Thursday, December 22nd!), we wanted to take some time to thank all of our wonderful, dedicated volunteers. Without them, running our program would not be possible!
The Delaware ITWorks Fall 2016 class graduates this Thursday, December 22nd. We caught up with graduating student Vince Pascale to talk about his experience over the last 16 weeks. Read more about how far Vince has come and how he feels about graduating in just three days!
As the Phildadelphia ITWorks Fall 2016 session draws to a close (graduation is tomorrow, December 16th!), we wanted to take some time to thank all of our wonderful, dedicated volunteers. Without them, running our program would not be possible!
ITWorks Philadelphia students Tiffany Le and Ralph Soto with their supervisors at PNC Bank.
ITWorks Philadelphia Fall 2016 students are graduating this Thursday, December 15th. Two graduating students, Tiffany Le and Ralph Soto, spent their 5-week internships at PNC Bank. Read on to learn more about their experiences and lessons learned!
As the Las Vegas ITWorks Fall 2016 session draws to a close (graduation is tomorrow, December 9th!), we wanted to take some time to thank all of our wonderful, dedicated volunteers. Without them, running our program would not be possible!
Mykaela, an ITWorks Las Vegas Fall 2016 student, gives her advice on what to expect when you're starting a new job or internship.
Walking into this program, I had no idea what to expect. I was curious and, to be honest, a bit scared. However, the life skills, in addition to the technical knowledge, have given me the confidence to face the unknown. My internship was hosted with Easter Seals of Southern Nevada. The organization’s main goal is to provide services to those with special needs within the community. As an intern, I assisted in a variety of projects - from interesting adventures like climbing in ceilings to tasks as simple as resetting a password. It was a great experience, and I am leaving with some advice I'd like to share:
The ITWorks Las Vegas Fall 2016 class is graduating this Friday, December 9th. After an intensive 11 weeks of class time, five weeks in an internship, and Comp TIA A+ certifications, the students are ready to start their careeres in the IT field. Read more to learn about Tristen Paletta, one of the students graduating this Friday!
“We have one day for giving thanks. We have two for getting deals. Now, we have #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back. On Tuesday, November 29th, 2016, charities, families, businesses, community centers, and students around the world will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give.”