Hosted by Brenda Darden Wilkerson, this new series addresses what companies can do to address the impact of COVID-19.
“Webinar #2: Apprenticeships and Internships in a Time of Crisis” features Brenda and several tech leaders discussing internships, apprenticeships, and returnships — alternative pathways to careers in tech that are more important than ever in helping companies advance DEI goals during this unprecedented time.
- Vicki Mealer-Burke, VP & Chief Diversity Officer, Qualcomm
- Jennifer Scott, VP of Strategic Partnerships, Society of Women Engineers
- Terrance Bowman, Head of Global Technology Diversity Attraction, Communities, and Inclusion Strategy, JPMorgan Chase & Co.
- Ryan Carson, Founder & CEO, Treehouse
Watch the full recording below. Make sure to also check out “Webinar #1: Leadership During A Time of Turmoil,” and scroll down to see our list of resources to help you connect, learn, and find support during these difficult times.
|Companies hiring and freezing hiring||https://www.parkerdewey.com/blog/remote-internship-program-tips||Eva Lynch|
|Tips for companies looking to take their internships online||https://www.parkerdewey.com/blog/remote-internship-program-tips||Jeffrey Moss|
|Pro-version of lessons free to students||https://www.codecademy.com/||Cynthia Osuji|
|No cost technology training and apprenticeship placement||https://www.launchcode.org/||Crystal Crump|
|UC Berkeley has a fund to pay for 10+ internships out of an endowment, but the requirement is that student take internships with nonprofits/NGOs.||https://career.berkeley.edu/Tools/Sites/SocialImpact||Rebecca Andersen|
|Online courses available to any high school or college student interested in pursuing a career in the financial industry. Currently available courses include: Elevator Pitch, Public Speaking, Dress for Success, Financial Literacy, Intro to the Stock Market, Investment Foundations, Investment Philosophies, and Derivatives and Capital Structure.||https://greenwoodproject.org/||Bevon Joseph|
|Learn to code, earn certifications||https://www.freecodecamp.org/||Shripad Laddha|
|Free Ivy League online courses||IVY League link||Jennifer Scott|
|12-week coding program||Community blog||Natasha Green|
|Online learning||https://www.udacity.com/||Terrance Bowman|
|Online learning||https://www.udemy.com/||Terrance Bowman|
|Online learning||https://teamtreehouse.com/||Ryan Carson|
|Database with opportunities for people with technical skills to help with COVID-19 outreach projects||COVIDbase link||Susi Burke|
|Virtual hackathon focused on the climate crisis||https://www.capsulehack.io/||Eva Lynch|
|Online learning, data||https://www.kaggle.com/||Mia Bartlett|
|Volunteer organization, with engineers, scientists, and doctors around the world dedicated to helping the world address the COVID-19 pandemic||https://www.helpfulengineering.org/volunteer/||Susi Burke|
|Free Treehouse livestreams, led by engineering teachers on different tech topics||https://join.teamtreehouse.com/treehouse-live||Vanessa Harris|
|List of apprenticeships||https://www.apprenticeship.gov/become-apprentice||Gabriel Yeager|
|Volunteer opportunity for male allies for AnitaB.org||Community blog||Natasha Green|
|Online surfing program||Revolution Balance Boards Link||Jackie Copeland|
|Online surfing program||https://thesurfcontinuum.com/how-to-surf/||Jackie Copeland|
|Donate to AnitaB.org||https://anitab.org/Donate/||Natasha Green|
|Offers and customized programs for interns and college hires including building leaders from the grown up||N/A||Karessa Burris|
|Podcast with insights on putting first time experiences into perspective||https://brenebrown.com/podcast/brene-on-ffts/||Crystal Crump|
|Alliance geared towards technical or engineering professional women who are seeking to resume their careers||https://reentry.swe.org||Jennifer Scott|
|How to overcome imposter syndrome||https://www.chronicle.com/article/How-to-Overcome-Impostor/244700||Juli Green|
|Organization that supports returnships||https://themomproject.com/about||Kim Holmes|
|Sales engagement tool||https://www.outreach.io/product||Ryan Carson|
|Social media marketing advice book||https://www.amazon.com/Jab-Right-Hook-Story-Social/dp/006227306X||Natasha Green|
|Internship opportunities||@hiring2020 on Twitter||Mitali Chakraborty|
|Virtual salary negotiation webinars for free||https://www.aauw.org/||Susan Paul|
|Research on technical projects, like own your own data and how to create data structures||https://squareup.com/us/en||Jill Fahrenholtz|
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