The Department of Design and Construction has expanded its role in promoting science, technology, engineering, architecture and math by launching a
college and graduate summer internship program geared towards students
who are majoring in engineering, architecture, construction management, urban
planning and/or sustainability design.
Of late, there have been quite a number of impressive programs created
to bring STEM into underserved communities where access is severely
limited. One company leading the charge is Verizon, and
company officials have made it clear, through a new campaign, that when
it comes to preparing the next generation for tech jobs, #WeNeedMore. Here, we talk to Rose Stuckey-Kirk, chief corporate social responsibility officer at Verizon, about the program.
The National Minority Supplier Development Council, one of the country’s
leading corporate membership organizations committed to helping solve
the growing need for supplier diversity, recently announced news of the
National Minority Business Program Manager’s Seminar designed to provide training and certification in supplier diversity.
On Thursday, Google announced that Howard University students will now
have an outpost of sorts on Google’s Mountainview, California campus to
receive coding instruction and immersion courses to expose them to the
fast-growing tech space through a new program called Howard West.