Daily Archives: February 16, 2016

Spring 2016 Internship Job-Shadow Program

SP 2016 Internship Job Shadow FlyerHelp spread the word about the Spring 2016 Internship Job-Shadow Program.

Deadline to apply is March 1, 2016!

The Internship Job Shadow Program provides an opportunity for Skyline College students to receive training and exposure in a real-world business environment. The program is a collaboration between the Skyline College Career Resources Center, the Global Learning Programs & Services Division (GLPS) and the Retail Hospitality & Tourism Program (RHT).  Through our job-shadow program, students interested in entrepreneurship, business, international trade, marketing, international tourism and other related industries are exposed to professional development and networking opportunities. All interns are eligible to receive up to three units of college credit through the Cooperative Education Program.

Via the Internship Job Shadow Program students are exposed to valuable experiences and resources such as:

  • Networking events
  • Professional Development Opportunities
  • Customer Service Training
  • Business & Trade Conferences
  • Marketing Resources
  • Campus events
  • In-bound Trade Missions
  • And more!

This program is supported by the President’s Council and funded by the President’s Innovation Fund!

For more information, please contact Farid Sada at baec@smccd.edu

Article by Pcyeta Stroud

BAEC Workshop: Venture Capital

venture capital flyerPlease join the Bay Area Entrepreneur Center (BAEC) for an informative workshop on the world of Venture Capital.

  • Date: February 23, 2016
  • Time: 6p.m. – 7:30p.m.
  • Location: BAEC, 458 San Mateo Avenue

This is the first workshop in a monthly series, March, April and May dates will be announced at the February session.

This workshop is ideal for anyone interested in entrepreneurship.

To reserve your spot, contact: baec@smccd.edu or call 650-825-6840

Visit us at skylinebaec.org

Article by Pcyeta Stroud | Flyer by: Farid Sada and Minh Ho

Conference to Explore Public Education

Conference flyerParents, teachers, school staff, students and community members are invited to a conference on public education sponsored by education unions from the Jefferson Elementary, Jefferson Union High School & San Mateo Community College Districts on Saturday March 19, 2016.

Attend for a half-day of inspiration & information about our schools.


  • 7:45-8:40 – Registration + coffee and light breakfast
  • 8:40-8:45 – Welcome
  • 8:45- 9:45 – Keynote speaker, Jeff Duncan-Andrade: High school teacher, SFSU Ethnic Studies professor, author & social justice activist.
  • 9:45-10:15 – Q & A with Andrade
  • 10:15-12:25 – 14 breakout sessions (2 sets of 50 min. each_
  • Tentative topics include: Behavior Management _home & school,) Understanding Common Core Standards, School Choice & Enrollment in JUHSD, Restorative Justice/Combatting Student Suspensions, Transition to Community College, College Support Services for Student Success, Key Community Issues in North San Mateo County
  • 12:40-1:00 – Entertainment & ending keynote speaker Josh Pechthalt, President of California Federation of Teachers
  • 1:00-1:15 – Raffle! Certificate of Professional Growth for 5 hours, evaluations & thank yous

Register at: www.AFT1481.org/SchoolsOurChildrenDeserve

Dr. Tony Jackson Presents Research at Florida A&M on African/Black Psychology

Tony JacksonDr. Tony Jackson (Skyline College Psychology Department) presented in front of some of the country’s top Black psychologists at the Sixth National Conference on African/Black Psychology at Florida A&M University.  The conference took place November 6-7, 2015.

Dr. Jackson’s presentation was based on his most recent publication, “Black Male Violence In Perspective: Toward Afrocentric Intervention” (2015) and Dr. Nobles most recent publication, “The Island of Memes: Haiti’s Unfinished Revolution” (2015).  He is pictured at the conference with Dr. Naim Akbar, Dr. Wade Nobles and Dr. Michael Nobles

Last year’s conference was dedicated to the works and contributions of Dr. Wade Nobles (Nana Kwaku Berko I, Ifagbemi Sangodare, Bejana) founder and Executive Director of the Institute for the Advanced Study of Black Family, Life and Culture, Inc.;  Professor Emeritus of Africana (Black) Studies, at San Francisco State University; and founding member of the Association of Black Psychologists.

Dr. Jackson teaches PSYC 268 (Black Psychology) every spring semester and is currently on sabbatical engaged in professional development and research in the areas of neuroscience, functional neurology and orthomolecular medicine.

Article by Pcyeta Stroud | Photo by Jermaine Robertson

Senior Interns Benefit from President’s Innovation Fund

senior interns at baecThree Skyline College students have been selected to participate in the Internship Job Shadow Program as Senior Interns for the spring 2016 semester. We would like to congratulate: Amber Naeem, Minh Ho and Angele Kizler!

These students were part of a group that participated in the fall 2015 semester Job Shadow Program as incoming “Freshman Interns.” The President’s Innovation Fund sponsored the Job Shadow Program. The program was able to offer both incoming and returning students a robust package of resources and exciting program offerings.

Article and Photo by Pcyeta Stroud