3 Upcoming Free Webinars for Counselors from NCWIT Counselors for Computing

NCWIT Counselors for Computing provides some great free resources for Counselors. They have 3 upcoming webinars being offered to view free (and not all their prior webinars are available on-demand). Here are the details with a link to register for each:

Future Ready Careers: CS + Health Services, featuring Chief Information and Digital Officer of Merck, Dave Williams

Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. ET / 4:00 p.m. CT / 3:00 p.m. MT / 2:00 p.m. PT 

Hear from Merck Chief Information and Digital Officer Dave Williams as he shares about his experience at the intersection of computer science and health services. How does Merck use the power of leading-edge science to save and improve lives around the world? By using research and technology to deliver innovative health solutions that advance the prevention and treatment of diseases in people and animals. Computer science skills and computational thinking skills are important in solving problems and delivering health service to all. Hear how students can utilize these skills for a fulfilling and meaningful career after graduation. Register here

Department of Defense Career Pathways Webinar

May 25 | 5-6pm PT/8-9pm ET

Are you interested in leveraging your technical skills to launch a career with the Department of Defense (DoD)? If so, this webinar is an amazing opportunity for you to learn more about DoD career pathways and start to build your network with the DoD community. 

Webinar participants will hear the pathway story for four current DoD employees and have the opportunity to ask questions about the multiple STEM career pathways available. Register here.

Future Ready Careers: Twenty-one Jobs of The Future with Cognizant

Wednesday, June 1, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. ET / 5:00 p.m. CT / 4:00 p.m. MT / 3:00 p.m. PT 

Work is changing due to automation and AI, but it’s not going away. Based on the major macroeconomic, political, demographic, societal, cultural, business and technology trends observable today, Cognizant proposes new jobs that will emerge over the next ten years and will become cornerstones of the future of work. Prepare your students for these growing career fields and learn about the importance of computing skills! Register here