Our Thinkabit Lab program shows students from all cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds that they can be part of inventing the wireless world of the future. Learners of all ages explore careers available at Qualcomm and other technology companies. They engage in fun and unique engineering projects, culminating in the design of an IoT-themed invention that addresses a problem in their community and the world around them. The program relies heavily on hands-on activities to learn about coding, sensors, circuits, patents, IoT, 5G and more.
Six students to be awarded $10,000 per year and paid summer internships for up to four years
WALTHAM, Mass., and BROOKLYN, NY, June 7, 2022 /3BL Media/ – National Grid today announced the launch of a scholarship program aimed at increasing diversity in engineering across Massachusetts and New York. The Company will begin accepting applications today and will select six candidates for the 2022-2023 academic year to each receive a $10,000 scholarship and a paid summer internship in National Grid’s Massachusetts or New York business. Scholarship and internship recipients who continue to meet the program’s criteria may continue receiving these benefits for up to four years.
This week, we were the first life science company to join San Diego’s McGrath Family Junior Achievement BizTown
On May 31, Illumina celebrated the official opening of the newest storefront in The McGrath Family Junior Achievement (JA) BizTown, in San Diego, California. Biztown is JA’s experiential-based elementary school capstone program. “Through active participation in a simulated community, students develop an understanding of business, economics, and innovation in San Diego,” said Siddhartha Vivek, President & CEO of Junior Achievement of San Diego.
Program will help Louisiana residents attend college and receive training for high-demand jobs
BATON ROUGE, La., June 6, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Entergy Louisiana is committed to helping develop the workforce of the future by supporting education initiatives that tap into the rich diversity of the communities it serves.
Foundation’s investment supports high school students, educators in the Center for Advanced Professional Studies Network across North America
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., June 2, 2022 /3BL Media/ – As the journey from education to employment becomes more complex, the challenges of building tomorrow’s workforce are intensifying, notably in the STEM education space. To build a foundation for long-term employment solutions for the engineering and construction industry, Black & Veatch has joined the Center for the Advanced Professional Studies (CAPS) Network Council of Champions as the inaugural CAPS Network Engineering Champion.
SILVER SPRING, Md., June 1, 2022 /3BL Media/ - To keep students engaged in learning all summer long, Discovery Education and its Social Impact Partners are offering students and caregivers an array of no-cost dynamic digital resources they can use at home. This selection of content inspires families to learn together by exploring the world around them. Discovery Education is the worldwide edtech leader whose state-of-the-art K-12 digital platform supports learning wherever it takes place.
The ongoing project plans to have the classroom’s raising and dedication for spring 2023
MEADVILLE, Pa., June 1, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The Learning Center K-8 School is thrilled to be awarded a $108,600 sustainability grant from Green Mountain Energy Sun Club for the design and construction of a timber-framed outdoor classroom on school grounds. Site specific preparation and student programming started in fall 2021, and work on this project will continue through the next year with the raising and dedication of the classroom planned for spring 2023.
“I never questioned my goal of becoming a Black neuroscientist because I had already met one, and for that, I am forever grateful,” said Kaelyn Brown, who first joined the Science Club for Girls (SCFG) at six years old. She continued the program throughout her youth, became a SCFG mentor during college and served as the co-director of the Harvard University Mentor Chapter. Recently graduating from Harvard with a degree in neuroscience, Brown credits her early exposure as critical to her pursuit of a career in science.
TCS’s goIT engages students from diverse backgrounds to bridge the learning curve with STEM, Computer Science, Design Thinking, and Digital Innovation. The program offers an industry developed, customizable curriculum that teaches students 21st century skills necessary for a career in technology. Lessons cover topics like the innovation life cycle, rapid prototyping, design thinking, and more.