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NEWSLETTER | January 2017
SAVE THE DATE:  Saturday, April 29

5th Annual STEM Advantage Scholarship fundraiser

For sponsorship opportunities and to purchase tickets,
please click here or contact Carole Schlocker

Partner profile:  CBS
STEM Advantage Scholars Ketty (2nd from left, front row) and Adriany (center); Adriany; Denzel

We are honored to have leading companies such as CBS provide internships to STEM Advantage Scholars. We are thrilled that CBS recently hired Denzel for a full-time position. Denzel interned at CBS and continued working part-time while earning a B.S. in Computer Technology at Cal State Dominguez Hills. 

"I wanted to thank you for always sending us great students -- everyone has been very pleased with the caliber, enthusiasm and drive these students demonstrate." - Marlene, VP, Human Resources, CBS Corporation      

OpenTech:  helping scholars like Benji
Thanks to our partner OpenTech, STEM Advantage Scholar Benji recently landed a full-time position at DAQRI. Benji was an applications intern at DAQRI for six months. Then he was offered a full-time position as a software engineer.  Benji earned a B.S. in Computer Science from Cal State LA. 

Please contact Joan Samuels to learn about OpenTech, an innovative program for finding and hiring qualified candidates, while earning up to $4,000 reimbursement per hire to help with the costs of onboarding new talent. Plus the candidate has access to work-related certifications to help accelerate their career.  Contact Joan or Lee Ann for a copy of the STEM Advantage Talent Guide featuring recent graduates.  

STEM Advantage Alumna:  Reymarie
We are very proud of our STEM Advantage Scholars! Reymarie was one of our first Scholars. She earned a B.S. in Computer Science at Cal State Dominguez Hills. As a STEM Advantage Scholar, she interned at Toyota Financial Services. Upon graduation Reymarie joined Hitachi Consulting. She recently accepted a new role as a Technical Product Manager at ALG, Inc., a TrueCar Company.   

STEM Advantage Scholars "Pay it forward" to help many more young women and underserved students pursue STEM careers. Reymarie is the alumni representative on our Board of Directors. Plus, she and alumni Lenard and Rosalie are leading our Social Media strategy along with K+J Marketing.  2017 is going to be a break-out year for our social media presence!

To provide a paid internship(s) in Summer 2017 or hire recent graduates, please contact  Cindy McKenzie  or  Lee Ann Kline

LA Business Journal Award

Los Angeles Business Journal honors 
STEM Advantage as 
Make a difference: invest in women and underserved students in STEM   
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