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Innovation Fellowship Guest Speaker

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THE KNOWLEDGE HOUSE

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 1 person is interested

Background: The Innovation Fellowship is designed to promote technology-based career opportunities for NYC residents in the areas of web development, data science, and design. The fellowships will serve New Yorkers from diverse backgrounds, some with little to no formal post-secondary education or tech experience, and turn them into entry-level programmers.


Opportunity:
As a guest speaker you will talk to students for 30-45 minutes about:

  • Your career trajectory
  • Important skills and insights needed to succeed in the tech industry
  • Your current role and responsibilities

Additional Info: TKH will provide class curriculums and additional documents as needed to effectively assist students.

Ideal Background: We are looking for candidates with technical experience in Javascript and Python. However, candidates in non-technical roles such as design, sales, marketing, people operations, etc. can apply.

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About THE KNOWLEDGE HOUSE

Location:

363 Rider Avenue, 3rd Floor, BRONX, NY 10451, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to empower and sustain a talent pipeline of technologists, entrepreneurs, and digital leaders who will uplift their communities out of poverty.

Description

Our three-pronged approach consists of

  1. Developing young talent through our core program, the Innovation Fellowship, where 16-24-year-olds prepare for the 21st-century workforce through project-based learning and completing an apprenticeship at a local technology company.
  2. Mobilizing local professionals and entrepreneurs of color to raise digital awareness in their communities.
  3. Partnering with community-based organizations, education providers, and tech businesses to form a local eco-system leading community innovation and economic development.

At The Knowledge House, we teach:

  • Web development
  • Web design
  • Cross-platform app development
  • UX research/UI design
  • Basic graphic design skills
  • Entrepreneurship skills
  • Professional communication

Some of the programming languages we teach include:

  • HTML/CSS
  • Javascript (Node.js, React.js, Angular.js)
  • Python
  • Java
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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Web Design
  • Software Engineering
  • Software Development
  • Python
  • Graphic Design
  • Database Administration

GOOD FOR

  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 21
  • Guest speaking opportunity will happen during class hours Mon - Thurs 5:30pm - 9pm (EST). As a guest speaker, you will talk to students for 30-45 minutes

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