In today’s tumultuous tech world, internships and co-op programs are essential for Black and Brown students eager to make their mark. We’ve handpicked some of the internships and co-ops you should apply for on POCIT! But first, some FAQs: Why do an internship or co-op? Internships and co-ops are more than just resume-fillers. They’re about hands-on learning in a professional environment. You can team up with full-time professionals who mentor you on actual projects. Enjoy office resources, attend talks and social events, and dive into work that excites you. Link up
This article was first published by Owolabi Gbemisola Oluwatoyin on Medium. Starting a tech career can be challenging, and everyone makes mistakes along the way. However, recognising these mistakes and learning from them can help you succeed when starting. In this article, I will be discussing four mistakes I made in my early career and ways you can avoid them. 4 mistakes I made while starting a career in tech. 1) Making current situations or challenges discourage me : Any little challenges always discourage or get at me and I
Nonprofit BITE-CON Foundation and 4Geeks Academy, the national technology bootcamp, are collaborating to provide Black and brown people with training for tech jobs. BITE-CON Foundation and 4Geeks Academy The BITE-CON Foundation is committed to bridging the technological divide for Black and Brown communities. They engage and inspire through technology through their Annual Web3 Technology Conference, nationwide pop-up events, and community-based STEAM and sports activities. They aim to impact a pipeline of one million BIPOC and women technologists over the next five years through strategic partnerships, workforce development and thought leadership.