12 Short Story Publishers that Pay $1,000 or More

The following is a list of publishers that pay $1,000 for short stories. Included in this list is a variety of types of publications, including literary journals, magazines, and eBook publishers. Some of the publishers pay more than $1,000, some occasionally pay less, but all of them pay $1,000 for at least some of theContinue reading “12 Short Story Publishers that Pay $1,000 or More”

Recasting American Apprenticeship – report

Recasting American Apprenticeship is a report of findings and a set of recommendations for businesses to realize apprenticeship as a workforce development strategy. Because apprenticeship holds the appeal and promise of economic opportunity for workers and businesses alike, obstacles to business participation needs to be removed. Recasting American Apprenticeship: A Summary of the Barriers toContinue reading “Recasting American Apprenticeship – report”

Applications have opened for Google’s Computer Science Summer Institute (CSSI) and the Generation Google Scholarship

Applications for Google’s Computer Science Summer Institute (CSSI) and the Generation Google Scholarship have opened for graduating high school seniors. CSSI is a three-week introduction to computer science for graduating high school seniors with an interest in technology – especially students from historically underrepresented groups in the field. The Generation Google Scholarship awards a 10,000Continue reading “Applications have opened for Google’s Computer Science Summer Institute (CSSI) and the Generation Google Scholarship”

For ‘youth’ in the Los Angeles area looking for work:

Announcing the launch of the 100,000 Opportunities Initiative in L.A. County on Thursday, February 11, 2016. The 100,000 Opportunities Initiative is a coalition of leading U.S.-based companies committed to training and hiring 100,000 Americans between the ages of 16 and 24 who are out of school and not working by 2018. On Thursday, February 11,Continue reading “For ‘youth’ in the Los Angeles area looking for work:”

Student “Careers in Energy” Contest

The California Energy and Utility Workforce Consortium is holding a “Careers in Energy” Contest, open to all California high school and college students.  Each contestant must create an advertisement for a fictional program or major related to a career in energy. Entries can be either a short video (~3 minutes long) or a print advertisement.Continue reading “Student “Careers in Energy” Contest”