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T‑Mobile Rolls Out Apprenticeship Program Offering Industry‑Leading Career Opportunities to Nevadans–and Beyond

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What’s the news: In coordination with Nevada Attorney General Aaron D. Ford and his office, T-Mobile has launched its new Apprenticeship Program. The Un-carrier has hired its first 10 participants for roles on the Care team at its Las Vegas Customer Experience Center and virtually on the Technology team—and is already making plans to expand the program into more states and areas within the company.

Why it matters: T-Mobile’s Apprenticeship Program is creating amazing career opportunities for diverse talent to learn new skills through hands-on experiences. Participants earn while they learn, gain skills and experience that open up amazing career opportunities and get access to the Un-carrier’s world class benefits.

Who it’s for: Anyone with a passion to learn new skills and be a part of the Un-carrier’s workforce of the future.

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What’s the news: In coordination with Nevada Attorney General Aaron D. Ford and his office, T-Mobile has launched its new Apprenticeship Program. The Un-carrier has hired its first 10 participants for roles on the Care team at its Las Vegas Customer Experience Center and virtually on the Technology team—and is already making plans to expand the program into more states and areas within the company.

Why it matters: T-Mobile’s Apprenticeship Program is creating amazing career opportunities for diverse talent to learn new skills through hands-on experiences. Participants earn while they learn, gain skills and experience that open up amazing career opportunities and get access to the Un-carrier’s world class benefits.

Who it’s for: Anyone with a passion to learn new skills and be a part of the Un-carrier’s workforce of the future.

International Paper Sponsor of New JA Colonial Group Discovery Center in Savannah

International Paper commits $100,000 in funding for the development of the JA Colonial Group Discovery Center of Savannah
Press Release

SAVANNAH, Ga., Nov. 30, 2020 /3BL Media/– Junior Achievement of Georgia (JA) is proud to announce a gift of $100,000 to the capital campaign of the JA Colonial Group Discovery Center of Savannah. Their commitment will fund the renovation and launch of the facility on the Armstrong campus.

(Re)Boot Camp: How IBM Vets Are Helping Other Vets Get Good Tech Jobs

By Jan Van Hoomissen
Blog

It’s Veteran’s Day, when we honor and support those who have served in the armed forces. So, it feels like the right time to share an experience we had, when military veterans were able to help fellow vets, not just for one day, but year ’round.

Smithfield Foods Announces $500,000 Grant to Support Education Pipeline for Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences

Press Release

SMITHFIELD, Va., November 17, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- Smithfield Foods, Inc. announced today that it has committed $500,000 to a two-year partnership with Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences (MANRRS), a non-profit organization that pursues excellence in leadership, scholarship and service through fostering involvement of membership from diverse backgrounds in the field of agriculture.  

Smithfield Foods Launches "Helping Our Heroes" Initiative Supporting U.S. Veterans

Press Release

SMITHFIELD, Va., November 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Today, Smithfield Foods, Inc. announced the launch of Helping Our Heroes, a new initiative that expands upon the company's long-standing commitment to honoring the service and sacrifice of American veterans and their families. The program will encompass Smithfield's three veteran-related focus areas: prioritizing veteran employment and career development; helping power veteran-owned businesses; and strengthening the community and family support systems that veterans rely on every day.

Distance Learning's Silver Lining: Preparing Students for Post-Pandemic Career Success

By Hamish Gray, Senior Vice President
Blog

Without a doubt, this year has been challenging. Everyone has experienced some sort of impact from the COVID-19 pandemic whether it be from the virus itself, mask mandates, employment changes, housing access, food supply interruptions, changes in interactions with family and friends, or any other number of side effects of the situation. With that said, I was reminded in a recent community discussion that such challenges have also brought opportunity.

Bank of America, Comcast NBCUniversal and Lenfest Foundation Help Launch Pilot of Coded By Kids' OnE Philadelphia

Press Release

PHILADELPHIA, October 22, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Today, Coded By Kids announced lead partners Bank of America, Comcast NBCUniversal and the Lenfest Foundation have invested nearly $1 million to launch the OnE Philadelphia (Opportunity and Equity for Philadelphia) initiative.

The Skills Gap: Know the Numbers

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Throughout October, we’re empowering makers and tradespeople around the world! Our long-term goal is to inspire 10 million individuals by the year 2030 through upskilling, promoting vocational and skills training, providing Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM) education, and access to Makerspaces.

Fifth Third Bank Offers Career Development Programming for HBCU Students

Article

In 2017, Fifth Third Bank, National Association, implemented a multicultural college and university recruitment program that establishes relationships with multiple colleges to recruit, hire and retain the best and brightest students.

Atlanta Creative Scene Thriving at Cam Kirk Studios, With a Little Help From PayPal

Article

The Atlanta art scene wouldn’t be the same without Cam Kirk Studios. Named after owner and professional photographer Cameron “Cam Kirk” Kirkland, the studio opened three years ago as a space for creatives of all levels to sharpen their skills and conduct business.

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