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Upcoming BIT Events

BIT x Techqueria Career Fair
Friday June 18 2:00PM EST

The monthly BIT & Techqueria career fair is this week. Companies participating in June include Zendesk, Intercontinental Exchange (ICE/NYSE), Amazon, Fidelity Investments, Bloomberg,, and more. This career fair is free for BIT and Techqueria members.

Register here.

6/16 General Body Meeting and Cybersecurity Guest Speaker - BIT Charlotte
6/17 BIT & Friends: Tech Happy Hour - BIT Twin Cities
6/17 BIT Cleveland Chapter Meeting w/ Jonathan Cornelius
6/18 BIT & Techqueria Diversity Tech Career Fair
6/19 BIT Jacksonville: Tech In The Park - Meet & Greet
6/21 June Chapter Meeting - BIT Twin Cities
6/22 Successful DEI Initiatives in Action
6/23 BIT Hampton Roads Monthly Chapter Meeting
6/24 Supercharge Your Tech Career by Speaking! - BIT Nashville
7/9 FORGED by Galvanize for New Coders

FORGED by Galvanize Workshop

July 9-12

If you’re brand new to coding and need more support, or you want to break into the growing field of data science but don’t know where to start, let us help you take the first step toward achieving your goals at FORGED.

FORGED is an exclusive three-day workshop series designed to “forge” the unrefined coder or data scientist into an iron-clad student ready to take on the Software Engineering & Data Science Immersive programs at Galvanize. Opportunities to enhance your coding skills will include keynotes by Tech Industry Leaders & Hack Reactor Alumni; workshops taught by Hack Reactor and Galvanize Instructors; & competitive collaboration with participants at your skill level.

Choose between the Data Science and Software Engineering tracks, where you will be split into teams to collaborate and compete on challenges designed to strengthen your fundamental knowledge. There will be chances to earn points and score prizes if you attend all three days of events, including:

  • Free entrance to or discounts for our premium prep programs
  • Free and discounted co-working memberships
  • Swag (of course)
  • And more!

This event series will provide an invaluable opportunity to build your skills and network in a fun & collaborative environment. Strike while the iron is hot!

What You Will Learn:

Software Engineering Track

  • Foundations of Javascript
  • Booleans, Conditionals, and Variables
  • Iteration, Arrays, and Objects

Data Science Track

  • Python Crash Course
  • SQL Basics
Click here to register.

BreakLine Apex
June 23 5:00PM MT

BreakLine provides education and coaching for exceptional, high-performing veterans, women, and people of color who are interested in pivoting into the tech industry. The virtual month-long program is designed to help you successfully land a compelling role in tech and build your professional network.

BreakLine admits a new cohort of participants from across the U.S. every week!

During the program, you will attend 4 – 6 hours of programming a week alongside a cohort of peers. Sessions include hands-on workshops, in-depth discussions with industry leaders, and an inside look at top tech companies.

Register here for the info session.

Major League Hacking Kickoff Event
INIT 2022
Sunday June 27 2:00PM - July 5 3:00AM EDT

INIT is a celebration for the start of the 2022 Hackathon Season! You can expect to complete challenges, hear about BIG community announcements, chat at hacker hangouts, enjoy fun live sessions, and make new memories (and memes). Sign up now.

Udacity Machine Learning Nanodegree Scholarship

Amazon has launched a free AWS Machine Learning Foundations course on Udacity and the chance to earn one of 425 scholarships to the Machine Learning Engineer Nanodegree.

Applications are open through June 23, 2021

Apply here.

Atlanta Chapter Leader Position
Volunteer Opportuinity

Black Boys Code is currently looking for an Atlanta Chapter Leader to expand the reach of Black Boys Code in the metro Atlanta area. We are currently seeking a passionate individual who can volunteer their time to make a make a difference in the next generation of boys in our community. The national chapter has a wealth of curriculum, materials, and resources to support the chapter. The Chapter Leader plays a vital role in working with the national chapter to bring relevant programs and initiatives that benefit young boys in the local Atlanta community.

About Black Boys Code
Black Boys Code is a national not for profit organization dedicated to introducing Black boys through their critical development years (ages 8 to 17 years old) to computer science through exposure workshops, Hackathons, after school and summer programs. Our programs are aimed at boys at a young age to build their capacity and skills in the STEM (Science, Technologies, Engineering and Math) fields with a focus on computer science. We utilize mentorship, industry exposure, and intensive training in the field of computer science to help young boys understand they have the ability to become technological innovators and creators in the digital age.

View full job description here.

Many programs and resources are free to Blacks In Technology Foundation members. You can become a BIT member for free here:
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