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- Kaggle is offering a BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) Grant aimed at empowering data scientists who have been historically underrepresented and supporting their career advancement. Are you getting started in data science or looking for support as you progress in your career? Do you identify as Black, Indigenous and/or a Person of Color? If you answered yes, we invite you to apply for this $1000 grant!
- AnitaB.org, Intuit, and Treehouse are partnering to launch a six-month software development apprenticeship program to increase the representation of historically excluded individuals in tech. This includes Black, Latinx, Indigenous, LGBTQ women, and non-binary people. Apprentices get paid to learn during the program and, upon successful completion, can convert to a full-time software development career at Intuit’s Mountain View, CA headquarters. Learn more here!
- Nations Congress of American Indians: Our application window for the 2021-2022 Wilma Mankiller Fellowship Program is now open. The program provides an exceptional opportunity for emerging young professionals from Indian Country to work with national leaders in tribal policy. Learn more: https://www.ncai.org/about-ncai/internships-fellowships