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Metro Schools hosts ninth annual career fair for high school students

Engineering, video game development, veterinary medicine; these are just some of the career aspirations of Metro Schools students who attended the ninth annual My Future. My Way. Career Exploration Fair. More than 6,000 high school freshmen from 22 MNPS schools, including magnet, charter and the 12 largest neighborhood schools, gathered at the Music City Center on…

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Georgia Group Creates Innovative Recruiting Partnership

December 6, 2017 By: Scott Dailey Original article: Engineering News-Record Mike Dunham couldn’t help noticing. Handing out safety awards to construction supervisors at a ceremony in Georgia, he saw more gray hair than at a classical music concert. Dunham, chief executive officer of the Associated General Contractors’ Georgia chapter, did some digging into demographics. Of…

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Career Exploration Fair Incorporates High-Tech Aptitude Test for Nashville Teens

On November 14, seven thousand Metro Nashville Public Schools freshmen journeyed to the 9th annual “My Future, My Way” Career Exploration Fair, at the Music City Center, to learn about career opportunities and engage with local employers. Earlier this semester, students had taken the YouScience assessment, an aptitude test that uses digital “brain games” to identify…

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Nashville schools looks to YouScience program to connect freshman to careers

Jason Gonzales, USA TODAY NETWORK – Tennessee Published 8:00 a.m. CT Nov. 27, 2017 Whites Creek High School freshman Aaliyah Cartwright has her heart set on being an anesthesiologist. The possibility of any other career for the 14-year-old, however, wasn’t a topic of discussion until she recently took a test on a Nashville-based company’s online program that helps…

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Chamber, MNPS partner to provide career guidance to students

November 10, 2017 Metro Nashville Public Schools and Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce have announced a partnership to help students explore their talents while also learning about parallel career paths after graduation. This fall, MNPS is providing a career guidance platform called YouScience to all ninth-grade students at the Academies of Nashville. Nashville Chief of…

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YouScience Bumps Up Fundraising Round

Georgia work, sales efforts set stage for more contracts Skills assessment and career planning company YouScience has raised $2.1 million from a small group of investors and is planning to raise another $1.6 million to grow its business across the country. Nashville-based YouScience last year filed papers to raise $2.5 million to go with the $14 million…

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YouScience Receives Strong Support From Education And Government Leaders.

Georgia Public High School students can now access YouScience, at no cost to the local schools or students, as part of the state’s workforce development initiative August 25, 2017 08:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Georgia Department of Education and the Technical College System of Georgia have entered into a new partnership with YouScience,…

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Georgia Selects YouScience Aptitude Based Career Guidance

By Ty Tagami – The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Friday, August 25, 2017 Teenagers everywhere struggle with a gnawing question: Should I be a doctor or a dentist, a policeman or a pilot, a mathematician or a musician? The lucky few seem to know the answer before they’re old enough to walk to school alone, but many…

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YouScience’s work shown on Good Day Atlanta

We’ve done a lot of work in the Atlanta area, and have received a lot of great stories from students we’ve worked with there. So we are super excited to see some of those great stories covered show up on the local Fox channel!

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