WHAT STUDENTS CAN EXPECT
Top-notch career coaching
In addition to learning about careers in STEM, students will take a deep dive into their personal development with an assigned career coach.
Immersive Career Guidance
Take an immersive look at STEM careers and be connected with industry professionals from a variety of industries.
Students will work together on a CRE8 Your Future project. They will create a mock business and learn the principles of entrepreneurial thinking.
Are you interested in sponsoring or supporting our program?
US employment data shows that only
of top earners in the tech industry are
Black, compared to 6% in other industries.
And "among software developers - who
have seen the highest income growth of all -
Black representation stands at just 3.3%."
Enhance community awareness about career opportunities in underrepresented industries.
Prepare students for a career and strengthen communities through exploration, mentoring and industry skills training.
Increase career opportunities for minority youth in high demand or emerging industries.
Students attend a total of 16 sessions: 8 Thursday virtual sessions and 8 Saturday sessions
Students are expected to attend a minimum of 80% of the sessions (i.e. must attend at least 14 of the 18 sessions)
Students will gain immersive work experience during their Saturday sessions and online outside of academy days