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NEST Impact-a-thon


with Monica Gutierrez

Calendar Jan 26, 2019 at 9 am

Impactathons are weekend-long events for youth to learn technology purposefully and give back to their community. This is a chance for youth to team up with other youth and community organizations to work on an organizational need and add value to an already valuable organization. 

The NEST Impactathon will focus on a social justice issue that youth care about while developing their career skills and furthering the Digital NEST mission to support youth. 

This Impactathon will take place January 26th and 27th from 11 am - 4 pm. It is open to all members at the NEST. There are no prerequisites and skills needed to attend. Come out learn technology, connect with youth and give back to your community. 

PPL 2: Mock Interviews


with Yazmin Herrera

Calendar Mar 8, 2019 at 4 pm

Practice talking about yourself and leave no doubt in an employer’s mind that you’re right for the job! Practice makes great, and we rarely get time to practice an interview before the real deal. No matter what position you apply for, companies are looking for 3 basic things:

  1. Are you a good fit with their company and staff?
  2. Can you do the job with minimal supervision?
  3. Do you know your own strengths and areas of improvement and have a growth mindset?  

PPL 2: Resume & LinkedIn Workshop


with Yazmin Herrera

Calendar Feb 8, 2019 at 4 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Learn how to show potential employers what you can do by describing the impact your work had on organizations and companies you've worked for. We will make sure you're showing your best self on your resume and LinkedIn so that you are prepared to apply for your dream job.

Drop in consulting available for those who missed the targeted trainings. 

PPL 2: White-Boarding Session – Problem Solving Under Pressure
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PPL 2: White-Boarding Session – Problem Solving Under Pressure


with Yazmin Herrera

Calendar Mar 22, 2019 at 4 pm

Companies test your coding knowledge and problem solving skills by making you solve coding challenges in front of them, typically on a whiteboard, as part of the interview process. It can be an intimidating experience, especially if you haven’t done it before. Get some training and practice with us so that you can nail your next interview!

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