Two career opportunities for young people: Generation USA's free 12-week program to jump-start career in tech + $2500 grant for initiatives enhancing LGBTQ people's experiences online

Generation USA is hosting a free 12-week program to help young people (Ages 17-24 with a college degree) jump-start their career in tech in partnership with Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow (www.obtjobs.org) and AWS re/Start – Amazon (https://aws.amazon.com/training/restart/).*

No Experience is needed and graduates are guaranteed an interview with various Generation employer partners. Please share this great opportunity with your networks – especially youth organizations.

Links for further information:
· https://usa.generation.org/nyc/cloud-support-engineer/
· https://aws.amazon.com/training/restart/ - Overview
· https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/apn/aws-re-start-creates-new-career-paths-in-cloud-computing-for-non-traditional-job-candidates/ - Blog post

Contact Person: Ryan Sheppard, Director of TechStart Program – 718-801-8970.

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GLAAD is thrilled to announce we are now accepting applications for the 2019 Rising Stars Grants at the GLAAD Gala San Francisco. The Rising Stars Grant for digital innovation honors and supports young people’s commitment to culture-changing work in the fields of social media, digital media, and technology.

The grant is offered annually to a young person (ages 18-30) who is enhancing LGBTQ people’s experiences online and in their communities using social media, digital media, or tech. The recipient will receive $2,500 to further fund their work and initiatives and will be honored at the GLAAD Gala San Francisco in San Francisco, CA on Saturday, September 28, 2019. Hotel and travel accommodations included.

Application deadline : Sunday, September 8, 2019

All applicants are notified of status: Monday, September 16, 2019.

To apply , fill out the application form here.

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