Cooper Union Retraining Program for Immigrant Engineers @ CAMBA is currently accepting new student applications for the spring 2017 semester. Their goal is to assist highly-skilled immigrant professionals who are underemployed or unemployed gain access to higher paying jobs through training and job placement assistance.
The program includes courses in information technology and chemical, mechanical, electrical and civil engineering. Courses are scheduled around the needs of working professionals and offered in the evening and on weekends.
In addition to free professional training, the program offers career advising, resume preparation, mock interviews, and employer referrals to all graduates.
Since its inception in 1987, the Retraining Program for Immigrant Engineers has taught over 4,500 students and placed more than 60 percent of them in jobs.
To be considered for the program applicants must:
º Be work authorized in the U.S.
º Have educational credentials and professional experience in the field of engineering, chemistry, information technology, or a related field.
º Demonstrate a financial need
See http://www.cooper.edu/immigrant-retraining for more information and application instructions
The American Association of Blacks in Energy is a professional organization of African Americans in the energy industry. Through its Scholarship Program, AABE seeks to help increase the number of African Americans, Hispanics, and Native Americans (under-represented miorities) in energy related fields. By doing so, they help the nation address a critical need and a challenge to our future economic vitality in the world market.
Candidates for an AABE scholarship must meet the following eligibility criteria:
- Have an overall “B” unweighted academic average (3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale) or higher
- Be a graduating high school senior who has applied to one or more accredited colleges/universities
- Plan to major in business, one of the physical sciences, technology, engineering, or mathematic fields in preparation for a career in the energy sector.
- Be a member of one of a class or group of individuals who has been historically under-represented in the sciences, technology, engineering, and math related disciplines
Consideration will be given only to candidates submitting complete application packages which include:
- a completed AABE application form (copies are acceptable)
- an official high school transcript
- official proof of ACT or SAT scores
- two letters of reference
- a completed checklist
Please remove Social Security Numbers from any documents.
Completed application packages should be scanned and emailed by March 4, 2016 to firstname.lastname@example.org
Brooklyn Community Board No. 3
Restoration Plaza – 1368 Fulton Street, Ste 202 (Basement Level), Brooklyn, NY
We understand this meeting may not be at a convenient time for all, but it would be great for Parks to hear from more community members about what they value in the park and what they would like to see for the park’s pathways.
Intersection | Prospect Heights presents a series of popup exhibitions, public conversations, creative walks, and “guidebooks” showing neighborhood places through the eyes of residents in the early 2000s. These neighbors first gave their tours to Gabrielle Bendiner-Viani, when she asked “Where is your Prospect Heights?” Join us for a look at Prospect Heights through the eyes of the not-too-distant past, and share your neighborhood story.
October 7, 6:30-8:30pm: Opening session and Place Conversation
Information Commons Lab, Brooklyn Public Library, Grand Army Plaza
Featuring stories from radio host Bob Law, writer George Packer and you!
AUGUST 21 – THE VINCENT GARDNER QUINTET Trombonist, Vincent Gardner, is a performer, composer and educator. He is a graduate of the prestigious Jazz Studies Program at the University of North Florida. Vincent is the lead trombonist for Jazz at the Lincoln Center Orchestra lead by Wynton Marsalis. He has released four albums under the Steeplechase record label. Gardner performs frequently with his own groups throughout the United States. In addition, Vincent has performed with the Count Basie Orchestra, the Duke Ellington Orchestra and the Saturday Night Live Band. He has also performed with such artists as Frank Foster, Jimmy Heath and Clark Terry.
Contact: See Vincent Gardner on Facebook
Fort Greene Park Greenmarket
Washington Park between DeKalb and Willoughby Avenues Brooklyn, NY
Brooklyn Flea – Fort Greene
Every Saturday through November
Bishop Laughlin Memorial High School 176 Lafayette Avenue Brooklyn, NY
Brooklyn Pop-Up Market
Saturdays through December 23 from 12-6pm
Trilok Fusion Arts at 143 Waverly Avenue Brooklyn, NY