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Digital NEST



People Projects + Leadership

Partnership: El Nido

Free

Students participating in this partnership course will be exposed to basics skills and techniques within the following departments at the Digital NEST: 

  • Digital Arts + Technology 
  • Web + Information Technology
  • People Projects and Leadership

DAT: Acting Lab I

Free

with Andres Mercado

Ready to become a movie star? In this training we will learn the fundamentals of script analysis, character development, and on-camera acting through scene study, monologues, and a variety of exercises.

Additional Information: Open to all members, recommended for new members. Highly recommended for Connect Crew and Events Unit members. This training can be taken more than once. 

Will run

PPL: Events Unit Meetup

Free

with Yazmin Herrera

Be part of the team that designs, plans, and manages events that tie the NEST to the wider community. Learn how to think critically, solve problems, and see a project through from beginning to end alongside of a supportive team. You can transfer those skills to become a project manager, event coordinator, or a promoter. Past events coordinated by this team include holiday parties, game days, fashion shows, and movie screenings. What will our next event be? It’s up to you!

Partnership: WHS Internship at the NEST

Free
Calendar Dec 20, 2019 at 1:08 pm, runs for 42 weeks

Develop your skills in project management, film, and graphic design by working on projects for the NEST and the wider community. You will be a crucial part of moving our biggest and most important events and creative projects forward. Interested in graphic design? Help build an app for NEST Flight, our annual conference that serves 300 youth. Interested in film? Document events such as NEST Flight, NEST Birthday and Watsonville Film Festival in preparation to make a trailer for the new NEST film.  Interested in project management? Design events in preparation to manage a production team to complete the trailer for the production. 

Additional Information: The Professional Design Internship welcomes members of all skill levels. All we ask is that you come ready to learn and to work collaboratively. As a team we share responsibilities, pull ideas from multiple perspectives, and complete projects together. 

Students have to be enrolled in this elective during 5th period at Watsonville High School. It covers a fine arts elective. Applications are available by contacting Alexis Flores. 

Will run

PPL CMG: E-Unit

Free

with Yazmin Herrera

Calendar Jan 21, 2020 at 4 pm

Be part of the team that designs, plans, and manages events that tie the NEST to the wider community. Learn how to think critically, solve problems, and see a project  from beginning to end alongside a supportive team. These skills are transferable for careers like project manager, event coordinator, or a promoter. Past events coordinated by this team include holiday parties, game days, fashion shows, tech conference, music/art festivals and a Film Festival. What will our next event be? It’s up to you! 

PPL: Impactathon II

Free

with Leslie Anne Madarang

Calendar Feb 8, 2020 at 10 am

Be part of making a difference in your community by doing projects that leverage the power of technology to advance a social cause! You develop the project as you learn how to do it in a welcoming and supportive environment. Impactathons in the past have helped organizations with marketing and graphic design for a dialogue between the community and law enforcement (Youth Violence Prevention Task Force), helped homeless youth get exposed to tools to tell their stories and unleash their creativity (Larkin Youth Services), and came up with a social media campaign to help Digital NEST recruit more youth.

 

MORE DETAILS ON WHAT THE THEME OF THIS IMPACTATHON WILL BE COMING SOON! 

PPL: Impactathon III

Free

with Leslie Anne Madarang

Calendar May 2, 2020 at 10 am

Be part of making a difference in your community by doing projects that leverage the power of technology to advance a social cause! You develop the project as you learn how to do it in a welcoming and supportive environment. Impactathons in the past have helped organizations with marketing and graphic design for a dialogue between the community and law enforcement (Youth Violence Prevention Task Force), helped homeless youth get exposed to tools to tell their stories and unleash their creativity (Larkin Youth Services), and came up with a social media campaign to help Digital NEST recruit more youth.

MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE THEME AND SOCIAL JUSTICE CAUSE OF THIS IMPACTATHON COMING CLOSER TO THE DATE!

WIT: Tech Squad Meetup

Free

with Daniel Pesqueda

Calendar

Description: 

Tech Squad is dedicated to advancing Digital NEST’s mission of providing access to technology for all. Members in Tech Squad learn essential project management and technical skills to help meet all of our members and staff needs around technology. The goal of Tech Squad is to get members prepared to take on entry-level technical support jobs in any company.

You must apply to be in Tech Squad!

The application process:

  1. Become a member at the Digital NEST
  2. Ask for an application at The Outlet
  3. Complete the application and turn it in to the Outlet
  4. Get contacted for an interview
  5. Rock the Interview!!
  6. Congrats you're in tech squad

Additional Information: 

  • No expierence needed 
  • Proactive and eager to learn hands on IT skills and problem solving 
  • Tech Squad meets once a week
  • It is a continous program becasue you are the IT backone of the Digital NEST

 

 

 





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