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Experience Inflation is Killing Our Talent Pool and Here’s What We Can do About...

When I transitioned out of the military in 2007, I was applying for jobs everywhere. I wasn’t sure "what I wanted to be when I grew up" and my background was...

$15,000 Offered for Geospatial Intelligence Scholarship

USGIF's Scholarship Program annually awards students studying geospatial intelligence and related fields with financial assistance. We offer multiple scholarships at various amounts for high school seniors all the way through the...

WashU Summer Entrepreneurial Internship Match Program

Every year, the Skandalaris Center for Interdisciplinary Innovation and Entrepreneurship helps place WashU student interns at startups across St. Louis for a 10-week paid summer internship, June 3rd - August...

Facebook Grants Claim Academy Another $250,000 in Scholarship Funding

When Ola Ayeni, founder of four-year-old software development bootcamp Claim Academy, first heard that Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg was looking for him in 2017, he didn’t believe it."Someone from his...

African-American Arts Leadership Fellowship Program: Applications Opens for Spring 2019

The Arts and Education Council (A&E) is accepting applications for the spring 2019 Katherine Dunham Fellowship, a program that promotes diversity in arts leadership by giving African-American students and recent graduates...

Investing in Apprenticeships In Cybersecurity Is A Safe Bet

Workforce development throughout all of Europe was once centered around apprenticeships. Their apprenticeship concept was a system of training the next-generation in a profession. Training was done as an understudy to...

Apprenticeships Getting Another Chance By St. Louis Area ESOs

The German writer Johann Wolfgang von Goethe wrote a poem called “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice” in the late 18th century. In fourteen stanzas, Goethe tells the story of a magician-in-training, an apprentice,...
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New Digital Literacy Program Brings Coding to the Community

​LaunchCode, a national nonprofit focused on creating pathways to careers in technology, has announced the Discovery program, made possible by a partnership with Facebook’s Community Boost initiative.Pre-Qualification Program for Apprenticeships Discovery...
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Midwest Cyber Center Creates First Cyber Registered Apprenticeship Program in the St. Louis Region

The Midwest Cyber Center (MC²) announced a partnership with St. Louis Agency on Training and Employment (SLATE) to introduce the first Cybersecurity Analyst Registered Apprenticeship program to the St. Louis region.
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Disrupting The Tech Talent Gap With Rosa Mayer

If you're in the startup community, you know Rosa Mayer. Rosa moved to St. Louis in 2009 to work with College Bound. When that assignment ended, she became part of the...

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