This summer, 26 talented Minnesota Aspirations in Computing Award (MNAiC) Honorees were matched with 21 Minnesota businesses for an engaging job shadow experience.
The Where are They Now? series provides an exclusive look into their lives, exposing their personal and professional interests, their favorite learning and enrichment experiences, and their education and career plans. This article features Caroline Zeng, a 2018 Minnesota State Winner and National Honorable Mention.
Visiting workplaces and interacting with technologists offers invaluable opportunities for tomorrow’s workforce to learn about technical roles in an organization, and the professional skills employees need to possess to help drive business success
Through job shadow partnering efforts, the Minnesota Aspirations in Computing Awards (MNAiC) Program exposed, young women in high school who are passionate about technology to I.T. career paths across a diverse spectrum of industries.
Nearly 60 faculty and 20 industry leaders came together to share, learn, and create collaborative opportunities at the 2018 New Directions in IT Education Faculty Conference.