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“Change the World Like a Woman"

By Roadtrip Nation
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Our “Women in STEM” road trip is wrapping up soon, so we figured it was about time for a fun update from the road!

CITGO Awards Scholarships to Corpus Christi Students Poised to Become First-Generation College Graduates

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CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – June 9, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Fifteen college-bound students attending high schools in the Corpus Christi Independent School District (CCISD) were awarded the CITGO First in Family Scholarship, thanks to support from CITGO Petroleum Corporation and the Corpus Christi Education Fund (CCEF). 

Amgen Scholars Alumni Careers: Working at a Small Liberal Arts School

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Finishing up graduate school and looking for that first job? It’s only natural to set your sights on a postdoctoral research position, ideally at a large research institution. But, if you have a passion for teaching, you might consider an alternative: a career at a small liberal arts institution where you can still host your own research program, albeit at a smaller scale.

FOX Sports University Gives College Students Immersive Experience in Sports Marketing

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In spring 2015, FOX Sports partnered with Seton Hall University for the FOX Sports University program, a unique initiative that gives college students the chance to gain hands-on experience in the sports industry. The program pairs teams of students with FOX Sports executives to work on a real-world challenge facing the business.

Students in Seton Hall's Stillman School of Business were tasked with creating marketing materials as part of the Big East Conference's "Big East Way" campaign.

FOX Sports University Program Brings FOX Sports and Microsoft Together for Unique Marketing Challenge at the University of Washington

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As part of the FOX Sports University program, which gives college students across the U.S. the chance to gain hands-on experience in the sports business, FOX Sports has teamed with the Microsoft Corporation for a unique education project at the University of Washington's Foster School of Business. Upper-level marketing students will spend the semester developing new ways to use Microsoft's OneNote application to enhance the sports experience for viewers and broadcasters.

Digital You Evolving to Enhance Online Experience

By Andrea Brands, Director, Consumer Safety and Education, AT&T
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Over the years, many of us at AT&T have been involved in efforts to help people learn more about how to get the most out of technology, whether it is training older adults to use their first smartphone or teaching students how to handle cyberbullying. Last year, we had the exciting opportunity to launch Digital You, a new, comprehensive AT&T program that offers tools, tips, apps, guidance and events for people of all ages and levels of online experience to learn more about how to have a safe and secure online experience.

Y Combinator's Sam Altman Dispenses Start Up Advice at Bloomberg's Cornell Tech Event

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Sam Altman, President of Y Combinator, sits down with Bloomberg's Tom Giles to discuss the core issues affecting today's startups in this inaugural speaker series, hosted by Bloomberg in conjunction with Cornell Tech. For R&D / Tech Jobs http://bit.ly/bbgtech

Eastman Engineers Help Get Unit Ops Lab Running

The growing partnership between the College of Engineering at the University of Tennessee and Eastman has become a working arrangement—literally.
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A team of engineers from Eastman in Kingsport, Tenn. came to help install equipment and experiments in the Eastman Unit Ops Laboratory in the Nathan W. Dougherty Engineering Building at the University of Tennessee. In the lab, students can see what it is like to work on various processes that they would encounter in a working chemical plant environment.

To read more about the innovative partnership, click here.

 

Bloomberg Aptitude Test Opens Doors for Young Professionals

Brazil students say BAT jumpstarted their careers
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Originally posted on Bloomberg.com
 

More than 270,000 undergraduates worldwide have taken the Bloomberg Aptitude Test (BAT), a tool to evaluate their acumen to work in financial services. Started in 2010, the number of BAT takers keeps growing, with over 100,000 completing the exam in 2014 alone.

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