America On Tech (AOT) will be partnering with the Los Angeles Urban League (LAUL) and DIY Girls to deliver a Virtual Tech Workshop Series this spring for high school juniors, seniors and recent graduates. This series will introduce students to various coding and technology topics that can help prepare them to pursue degrees and careers in technology.
On April 29, 2021, America On Tech joined forces with Mastercard to host our last Career Day in NYC for our Tech Flex Leaders program! Mastercard is well known for being one of the strongest payment network processing companies in the world. While famous for its financial services and credit cards, Mastercard also plays a number of roles in technology in various areas around the globe.
On April 21, 2021, America On Tech partnered with GameChanger to host one of our final career days of the spring semester for our Tech Flex Leaders in NYC. GameChanger is a technology company that is committed to creating simple yet powerful tools for youth sports teams and their communities. You can record stats, important events, and even livestream games all from their app!
Ever heard of Jira or Trello?! If so, then you’ve benefited from the expertise of one of our incredible partners, Atlassian. Atlassian is an international software company based in Australia that helps develop products for software development and project management teams. Millions of users globally rely on Atlassian products daily for improving their own softwares, collaborations, and code quality. America On Tech and Atlassian joined forces on April 13th, 2021 to host one of our spring semester career days for our Tech Flex Leaders program. During this event, Atlassian volunteers shared career insights with our students as they prepare to embark on their own technology careers via their paid summer tech internships.
On April 6th, 2021, America On Tech teamed up with FactSet to help host a career day for our Spring Tech Flex Leaders program! FactSet is a global financial data and software company that provides integrated data and software solutions for tens of thousands of investment professionals across the globe. America On Tech is proud to have partnered with FactSet for several years and is so grateful for their support of our students on both coasts!
On April 8th, 2021, America On Tech and Blackstone collaborated to host one of our spring semester career days for our NYC Tech Flex Leaders! Blackstone is one of the world’s leading investment firms, and their mission is to create long-term value for their investors through careful stewardship of their investors’ capital. America On Tech is proud to partner with an organization dedicated to ensuring equitable access to degrees and careers in technology.
One of the core pillars of our Tech Flex Leaders program is to give our students the opportunity to meet and network with industry professionals across different industries and tech centered careers so they are aware of the career options that are available to them. In continuing with this goal we hosted a career day for our Tech Flex Leaders with our long term partner BNY Mellon on March 25, 2021!
Our NYC Tech Flex Leaders and alumni are in the thick of procuring their summer technology internships! In our quest to ensure they feel prepared to succeed, we have continued working with our partners to provide career exposure and professional development opportunities over the last few months.
AOT is excited to announce its first ever Digital Marketing Fellowship which will give 15 of AOT alums the opportunity to learn about digital marketing in a six week fellowship program that kicks off in March 2021. Through this fellowship, Digital Marketing Fellows will learn fundamentals of the field, have weekly mentorship meetings with Digital Marketing professionals and, at the conclusion of the program, have a chance to take a Digital Marketing certification exam.
This fall, America On Tech partnered with Alliance MIT and STEM Prep Schools to provide the Tech Flex Leaders (TFL) program for students.