Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • September 21, 2015

    Unique internship model allows employers to offer students useful work experiences

    Cisco helps students at Chicago’s Michelle Clark learn both hard technical and soft professional skills during summer internship
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  • May 28, 2015

    El Paso high school prepares students for upwardly mobile IT careers after graduation

    ElPasoWhitepaper El Dorado High School in El Paso, Texas, is modeling an innovative IT curriculum that prepares its predominantly economically disadvantaged and ethnic minority student body for career success after graduation.
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  • May 14, 2015

    Consultant model of internship offers students experience, plus support to emerging and small businesses

    Interns at the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce gain valuable IT work experience helping small businesses with their web and social media needs
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  • May 4, 2015

    Shared managed model of internship offers employers flexibility

    With structure and supervision, interns at IBM successfully complete projects while working in remote locations
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  • April 22, 2015

    Think Beyond the Traditional Internship Model

    To get high school students ready for the business world, they need access to internships. To create more student internships, schools and employers can build upon the 4Ps of internship.
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  • March 26, 2015

    Building Tech Confidence and Camaraderie In Female Students

    Samantha Sianez, a junior at El Dorado High School in El Paso, is not the type of person who likes to just flip through books. She enjoys hands-on work and found that she wanted to be involved in tech. Passing the CompTIA A+ and CompTIA Security+ exams back to back this month, she has set her dreams on working in cyber security.
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