Teen Summer Employment And Its Importance

The Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship announced a new collaboration with Citi Foundation as part of their $50 million Pathways to Progress investment in career readiness and summer jobs.

As this infograph shows, this investment is essential.

March 31, 2014  |  3 comments

By Brandee McHale, COO, Citi Foundation
Amy Rosen, President and CEO, NFTE

Whether your summer job was career-launching, fun or just different, it’s likely that the experience helped shape who you are today. Everyone who’s had one knows summer jobs are great opportunities to uncover or polish job skills, begin to build a network and maybe most important truly discover your passions and interests.

For many, a summer job is a gateway to a career. For others, they are a financial necessity.

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March 28, 2014  |  3 comments

By Christine Nasserghodsi
Director of Innovation and Entrepreneurship
GEMS Education in Dubai

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February 18, 2014  |  0 comments

Alberto Carvalho, the schools chief in the Miami-Dade district in Florida, was named superintendent of the year on February 13 in Nashville. Carvalho has been Miami-Dade's schools chief since 2008, and an enthusiastic NFTE supporter throughout his tenure.  Carvalho recently recorded a video endorsing the work of the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship, which you can watch below. Upon accepting the award, he recognized the teachers, school board, staff and community partners, stating that the award was an affirmation of the work they were doing.

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February 6, 2014  |  3 comments

By Tim Lakey, St. Louis Entrepreneurship Teacher

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January 28, 2014  |  1 comment

Last week, Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship’s (NFTE) Amy Rosen sat down with NFTE Equity Investor MasterCard at the World Economic Forum for a series of short interviews. Topics ranged from financial inclusion to youth unemployment.

Watch the interviews below:

 

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January 23, 2014  |  3 comments

This week NFTE CEO Amy Rosen is in Davos, Switzerland at the 2014 World Economic Forum (WEF). WEF brings together world leaders to discuss and think through economic issues affecting the world.  Amy is on the ground meeting key thought-leaders in business, academia and government to find solutions to a quickly rising problem: global youth unemployment.

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January 17, 2014  |  1 comment

NFTE Fairchester (Fairfield County CT & Westchester County NY) students in PortChester High School enjoy a special partnership with the business professionals at MasterCard, whose corporate headquarters is a mere five minutes down the road from their school. MasterCard and PortChester High School are partnered through the NFTE Adopt-a-School program, now in its second year.

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January 16, 2014  |  2 comments

By Jennifer Green,
Executive Director, NFTE New England

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