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Youth events and workshops geared towards preparing Pivotal scholars for school and career. 

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Young Professional's Conference

Who's Invited: All Post-Secondary Scholars

Looking to get prepared for the technology that will be used during your summer internship? Wanting to find the best way to present yourself especially in the virtual space? Come join us for our Young Professional's Conference where you walk away with a better understanding of the business technology in the workplace and how skills like communication, resourcefulness, and problem-solving go hand-in-hand.

March 20, 2021 | 8:00AM - 4:00PM               REGISTER

 

 

 

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Club Pivotal!

Who's Invited: All High School Scholars

Feeling like you miss deadlines? Overwhelmed with everything being asked of you? Then join us during our next Club Pivotal session and learn some tips and tricks to cleaning up your schedule!

March 10, 2021 | 3:00PM - 4:30PM               REGISTER

March 17, 2021 | 3:00PM - 4:30PM               REGISTER

 

 

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Virtual STEAM 

Who's Invited: All High School Scholars

Come learn about street art and the artists behind them, Take a hands-on dive through a mobile game where you refine your own street art as you turn a grey world into a colorful one!

March 2 - April 1, 2021 (Tuesdays and Thursdays only)

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PAST YOUTH EVENTS

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Career Readiness - Professionalism

Who's Invited: All Post-Secondary Scholars

How should I interact during meetings? How important is dress-code? Is water-cooler talk real? You have questions, let's get them answered! Walk away with a better understanding of expectations in the workplace and how skills like communication, resourcefulness, and problem-solving go hand-in-hand. 

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Career Readiness - Business Tech

Who's Invited: All Post-Secondary Scholars

Word, Powerpoint, Excel. You've heard of all of these before and probably have already used them in school! Join us as we practice with multiple programs to develop your technical skill-set and understanding of the full Microsoft Office Suite. Whether you're a beginner or just want to brush up on your skills, you'll have fun doing it!

 

 

 

 

 

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Professional Development Workshop (PDW)

Who's Invited: All High School Scholars

A three-day series focusing on the essential to becoming a career professional. Practice interview skills, build your resume, get familiar with the Microsoft/Google product suites, and explore career pathways. Plus, earn a stipend all at the same time!

 

 

 

 

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Hero Scholars 

Come celebrate the new year with a fun vision board activity and community building with other scholars! Who's ready for the Class of 2023 and 2024? We can't wait to see you there!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Leadership Academy

Looking to improve your skills for high school and learn about professional industries, all the while playing games? In this workshop, you will learn what you can do starting today to improve your success in high school, hear from career professionals about how they got to where they are, and build a community with other Pivotal scholars!

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Pivotal and Cisco Networking Event

Come and gain valuable insight into Cisco's diversity efforts and how you can contribute at this leading Bay Area tech company! A segment on career readiness and resume preparation will also be offered. Open to Post-Secondary Pivotal scholars. 

 

 

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Resume Drop-In Workshops

Come drop-in, get some assistance with your resume and ensure it is ready for job applications! You are able to drop in at any time during this window, please ensure you register to get the direct Zoom URL.

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The  Pivotal Experience

Did coronavirus steal your internship?  This opportunity is designed to advance your career exploration and readiness.  Join us for a four week series of workshops and generative conversations culminating with an informational interview with someone who works in the field that interests you! 

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Social Justice Dialogue

You’ve probably heard about the death of George Floyd and the protests that are happening around the country and here at home.  Join us to talk about current events, race relations in America, and share ideas for how you, and we, can advocate for change.

 

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Careers in Manufacturing Virtual Workshop

Do you like to make things? Interested in how things work? Want a job that pays an average wage of $28/hour? Join this webinar to explore the manufacturing industry, and the opportunities to get free training for an entry-level position.