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Online resources for learning and self-support

black voices at ghd

February 29, 2024

GHD is a leading engineering and professional services company that operates in the water, energy and resources, environment, property and buildings, and transportation sectors.

You are invited to attend the upcoming info session, Black Voices at GHD: An Information Session featuring Black Professionals in STEM, for more info about GHD and the opportunities available.

Hear from BEATS (Black Empowerment, Action, Teamwork, & Success) Employee Resource Group members who will share their personal stories and perspectives on working at GHD and being part of a diverse and inclusive team.

DCD>Next-Gen Workforce Development Program

March 19, 2024

The data center industry is facing a huge talent shortage. Be part of the next generation who will design, build, and operate digital infrastructure that is absolutely critical to meet future capacity demands.  DCD partners with local colleges and universities in a student outreach program

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Friday January 19, 2024

11:00AM to Jan 21, 12:00PM EST

Web3, DAOs, cryptos and Dapps - have you dived in yet?

Explore and experiment with your fellow hackers this weekend at Web3Apps! We will be running a fun, activity-filled, open-themed digital hackathon. Feel free to hack on whatever you'd like or make it on-theme for the fun of it.

These events are open to all skill levels, from beginners to the most veteran developers. We'd love for you to network with other hackers and focus on having fun!

Black & latino men in medicine

Sundays (virtual) 2/18-4/20/23

BLMiM (virtual) conference 4/20/24

An 8-week, virtual, weekend program created to expose high school and undergraduate students to various careers in medicine and science.

Black and Latino Men in Medicine (BLMiM) is working to mentor underrepresented students in science, leadership development, and careers in the health field.

 

(The first 200 individuals to complete their application and submit their signed forms will receive a SLiM welcome package)

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COLLEGE PREP SCHOLARS PROGRAM

FOR HIGH SCHOOL JUNIORS

March 20 deadline

High school juniors: The application is now open for the QuestBridge College Prep Scholars Program! Awards include full scholarships to college summer programs, essay workshops, $1,000 awards, and more. Visit questbridge.org to learn more

Women in Cybersecurity Panel Discussion

November 15th, 6:00 pm

To those interested in Cybersecurity, Information Security, or related fields.

Gain valuable insights from a panel of accomplished women in cybersecurity about advancing your career, whether in academia or industry. This panel discussion is a great opportunity for those aspiring to enter this rapidly growing field and seeking career guidance.

You must register and seats are limited!

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Free online therapy
for NYC teens

School stress, relationships, friend drama—teen life can be a lot. New York City is stepping up to give you mental health support.

Now anyone 13-17 living in New York City has access to Talkspace at no cost.

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NEW 24-25 FAFSA form!

The new FAFSA form launches December 31, 2023.

Find out more below!

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Find, compete, and earn points at the largest, most diverse hacker events in the world

Fair for emerging

researchers

 March 18th, 2023

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5-8th graders work with college mentors through a virtual mentorship program to develop their own science project and compete to win prizes!

Scholarship Guru

ESP Daniella (YouTube)

This YouTube channel helps students win scholarships, succeed academically in high school/college, provides professional development advice and resources (especially relating to TECH).

World Science Festival

The World Science Festival gathers great minds in science and the arts to produce live and digital content that allows a broad general audience to engage with scientific discoveries.

Find your STEM career

Answer a few questions -
Then, discover science and engineering career paths that match your own interests..

College Admissions Blog

Stand Out College Prep

Learn how to be a unique candidate, create a top-notch college application, & get college funding.

Paying For College

College Covered

Guidance through all stages of the college process, from the college essay & application to choosing a college. Maximize scholarships, grants and other free financial aid. Get started with "A Real College Student’s Monthly Budget."

Students Helping Students

An interactive social media campaign encouraging students to share their stories of struggle while either while applying to or attending college. Based on Personal Statement, a documentary film.

Learn Python 2

CodeAcademy

Learn the basics of the world's fastest growing and most popular programming language, Python. It's great as a first language because it is concise and easy to read.

Learn HTML

FreeCodeCamp

HTML is the backbone of every website on the internet. If you want to get into web development, learning HTML is the place to start. 

The jed

foundation

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The Jed Foundation is a nonprofit that protects emotional health & prevents suicide for our nation’s teens & young adults, giving them the skills & support they need to thrive.

 

The Jed Foundation’s Mental Health Resource Center provides essential information about common emotional health issues & shows teens & young adults how they can support one another, overcome challenges, & make a successful transition to adulthood.

How To ABSORB TEXTBOOKS Like A Sponge

Matt DiMaio (YouTube)

How To Take Smart Notes

Vicky Zhao [BEEAMP] (YouTube)

Embracing Imperfection

Mindset by DIVE Studios (YouTube)

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