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Omaha middle school students win National Science Bowl regional competition

Earlier this month, a team of Omaha middle school students from King Science and Technology Magnet School won the regional competition for the 2018 National Science Bowl® (NSB). They will advance to the NSB National Finals this spring in Washington, D.C., as announced by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). “The National Science Bowl® continues […]

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Omaha executive outlines his approach to data science, organizational success

OMAHA, Neb. – Gautham Pallapa has some closely-held beliefs when it comes to big data, organizational success, and finding your footing in the data science realm. Pallapa oversees dozens of developers and engineers across multiple areas in his role as vice president of systems and platforms at West Corporation. He talked with Hot Spots about his […]

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QA with Karli Glodowski on coding and Java careers

Karli Glodowski, an Applications Technical Recruiter at TEKSystems, has a solid idea of what Omaha’s tech talent ecosystem looks like. Glodowski specializes in IT staffing and says TEKSystems has over 120 clients in Omaha alone, including big-hitters like TD Ameritrade, Union Pacific and Werner Enterprises. At TEKSystems, specialists complete extensive training before they begin recruiting. […]

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AIM September Recap

AIM Careerlink is constantly working to grow, connect, and inspire the tech talent ecosystem. Here are a few of AIM’s September highlights: AIM Tech Celebration: Save the date Join us November 15th for the AIM Tech Celebration, an annual reception and award show to honor those making remarkable tech achievements in the community. Do you […]

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AIM Institute Receives TRIO Upward Bound Grant

AIM Institute received funding through the U.S. Department of Education TRIO Upward Bound grant that will help high school students prepare for successful graduation from high school and successful enrollment in postsecondary education.   This grant will serve high school students who are low-income, first-generation students attending Abraham Lincoln High School in Council Bluffs, Iowa. […]

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Dugger digs out of tough situation with tech career support from AIM Institute

David Dugger is used to living one step away from homelessness. At his closest point, he was down to his last $70 and living in a crowded storage room of a mobile home in North Platte, Nebraska. Completely surrounded by boxes, he only had enough space to roll out his makeshift mattress — a six-foot- long by two-foot- wide […]

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Students graduate from Highlander Code Camp showcasing new web skills

The AIM Institute and Seventy Five North have teamed up to help increase the number of minority youth exposed to technology, specifically in the North Omaha area. According to a study by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, there is a lack of diversity in the high tech career field. The Highlander Code camp was created to help close […]

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Don’t Panic Labs and AIM Interface School announce partnership

Don’t Panic Labs and AIM Interface School Announce Partnership to Expand Software Education in the Silicon Prairie Lincoln-based software design and development company Don’t Panic Labs and Omaha-based AIM Interface School are proud to announce a partnership to provide continuing education for professional software developers in the Omaha area. Through this partnership, AIM Interface School and Don’t Panic […]

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