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Youth in Tech

If you want to get involved in tech, this list will light the way.

K-12 Education

 

Omaha North

Project Lead the Way’s research-supported approach empowers students to discover and empowers students to discover and explore interests, imagine and design solutions to real-world challenges, and become independent, confident problem solvers.

K-12 Internships

 

Gallup – Get Hip

GET HIP (Gallup’s Education Task – High School Innovation Program) is for incoming high school freshmen, sophomores and juniors who are interested in technology innovation and want to learn more about it. The program focuses on software development skills, exposing you to concepts in object-oriented programming. web development, HTML, CSS, JavaScript and jQuery. The best part is, no prior technology experience is required.

 

Union Pacific

Through our internship and co-op programs, we offer college students meaningful on-the-job experience. We look for ambitious undergraduate and graduate students to work in a variety of departments within our company.

 

Northrup Grumman High School Involvement Partnership Program (HIP)

Northrup Grumman is committed to nurturing the engineers of tomorrow. Together with our partners and employees, Northrup Grumman help promote science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) in K–12 education. They also sponsor specialized high school internship programs to give aspiring engineers the chance to experience what engineering is all about.

 

Flywheel

Flywheel is a passionate product company built by impressive people. We’re looking for talented college interns who want to work in our downtown Omaha office and spend their summer at the fastest-growing company in Omaha.

 

UNO – paid internships 

The University of Nebraska at Omaha College of Information Science and Technology’s Summer High School Internship Program will give you an innovative, hands-on experience directly in our labs. You’ll work alongside our faculty and students in areas such as robotics, bioinformatics, software engineering, information assurance, public health informatics, database-driven web development, IT innovation, open community participation research lab, music informatics, iOS/Droid app development, gaming lab, and others.

 

K-12 After School

 

DO Space

At Do Space, we believe in empowering the community through access to technology and innovative learning experiences. Free and open to all, Do Space is a community technology library, a digital workshop, and an innovation playground filled with opportunities to learn, grow, explore and create.

 

Boys and Girls Clubs

The Education & Career Development program enables youth to become proficient in basic educational disciplines, set goals, explore careers, prepare for employment and embrace technology to achieve success in a career.

 

Collective For Youth

Collective for Youth is a connector for advocacy, resources, and training for out of school time providers. We are committed to connecting youth to high quality programs and to growing a community of thriving partners who ignite the imagination and grow the minds of youth. One of CFY’s major initiatives is to expand Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) partnerships and programs in the Omaha metro.

K-12 Weekend

 

codeCraft Explorers

codeCraft Explorers offers youth the opportunity to experience a variety of technologies. No previous experience is needed! All Sessions are self-contained, so feel free to attend one or all sessions.

 

codeCraft Masters

codeCraft Masters offers youth a “deep dive” learning into technology. Sessions run 3 to 3.5 hours and require youth to practices skills outside of sessions. Regular attendance and your own laptop is required.

 

Code Crush

CodeCrush is a series of iSTEM immersion experiences for 8th and 9th grade girls and their teachers, designed to show them the innovative world of IT. The University of Nebraska College of Information Science and Technology will inspire girls and their teachers to take a deeper look at IT through hands-on experiences with emerging IT fields such as bioinformatics, IT innovation, music technology and cybersecurity.

 

Girls Who Code Club

Girls Who Code is a national organization that teaches coding to sixth through 12th grade students. Girls who participate in the club will take classes for 20 weeks on topics such as artificial intelligence, game design, and mobile development. Library will launch its Girls Who Code club.

 

Strategic Air & Space Museum

Over an eight week period we will visit you once a week, for an hour of STEM programming. Maximum of 15 students per visit. In order to ensure that we meet your needs, we have customizable 8-week sessions. Activities can be chosen from suggested sessions or activities can be chosen from each category based on your students’ grade level.

K-12 Summer

 

Techademy

Techademy aims to show students at an early age the fun in IT. Students have the opportunity to participate in hands-on activities, while learning new concepts, tools, and skills. Every Friday we have a pizza party for the students and their families. Grades: 5th – 10th. Full & Half day sessions available!

 

Kaneko

Kaneko partners with Civic Nebraska to provide engaging opportunities for Omaha Public School elementary students during various non-school weekdays.

 

Urban League – STEAM Academy

The academy is a 6-week program that exposes up to 20 girls of color to careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, Agriculture and Mathematics through hands-on experiments, meeting women in STEAM careers and touring local companies and institutions.

 

Highlander CodeCamp

In partnership with Seventy Five North and the AIM Institute, Highlander is a summer coding camp for high school students living in or attending school in north Omaha and receiving free or reduced lunch.

 

Infinite 8 Institute Early Childhood

The Infinite 8™ Early Childhood Curriculum 2.0, was created by author, inventor, and social entrepreneur, Ean Garrett, J.D. The Infinite 8™ Early Childhood Development Program was developed in order to ready a new generation of children to become globally competitive in the new knowledge-based economy of today.