Sage Corps’ global career accelerator programs offer trending professional skills and transformative international internships to top university students worldwide. Since 2013, we have sent hundreds of students and postgrads to intern with global startup companies — in person, and remotely, online. During their international internship, our students tackle real problems and build real solutions.
Beyond their work, students complete 50+ hours in an online curriculum to build and bolster hard skills in a chosen professional field that will prepare them for today’s cutting-edge jobs. Finally, students attend weekly professional events with our alumni, who now work at top global companies.
Global brigades is a holistic development organization that collaborates with communities in Central America and West Africa to build sustainable solutions to alleviate poverty. Our holistic approach is the system of collectively implementing health, economic, and education based programming to strategically meet a community’s development goals.
from Pinboard (jeromekatz) https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkDuPzkJ7Rd70VWV8Ah-i5Q
BCI Packaging is a unique social enterprise (sheltered workshop) providing contract packaging, light manufacturing, general assembly, logistics and inventory management. We employ 250 adults with disabilities between two locations in Missouri offering contract packaging and light manufacturing services. We also provide competitive employment opportunities for those who desire to be in the competitive workforce, earning the same competitive pay and benefits as their co-workers. And lastly, we have the Skills Center, a first-of-its-kind vocational training facility. The Skills Center offers vocational courses within three training programs – Manufacturing, Hospitality Housekeeping, and Information Technology.
In the article published last month, author (and VHIL founder) Jeremy Bailenson (2021) proposes four technical conditions that may be causing Zoom fatigue. (1) Excessive amounts of close-up eye contact is highly intense, (2) Seeing yourself during video chats constantly in real-time is fatiguing, (3) Video chats dramatically reduce mobility, (4) Cognitive load is much higher in video chats.
Chicago entrepreneur creates “greenlining” as a response to redlining.
Fast-forward to being an expert on exceptional cars! Rather than a 20-minute stream-of-consciousness monologue on irrelevant details, Revelations highlights the big-picture reasons that some cars become icons: the development hurdles, the technical differences, and the zeitgeist that created them. Also, there will be comedy.
from Pinboard (jeromekatz) https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLHKCmmH-x9mIbtnKiNfg29jSDcHHOomiN
There’s one place it all can find an audience. Here’s a hint: It’s one of the two places that gobble up more than 60% of digital advertising dollars. This week, Facebook launched a new ad aimed at every type of small business and entrepreneur, pitching itself as the best place to have an idea found, precisely because of its ubiquity as a social platform.