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We need you! Help our youth EXCELERATE.

We know, we know. It’s the middle of summer. You aren’t really thinking about school. Those of us at APO know that during these sweltering days, our mind’s focused on getting through our work and enjoying our free time. But still, there’s something that we want to talk to you about: our Excelerate Scholarship.

This […]

By |July 17th, 2017|Professional Development|0 Comments

Event: Coffee & Code!

The stats don’t lie: 71% of all new STEM jobs are in computing. The vast majority of schools don’t teach kids how to code, which is probably why you can’t code! Although we’re in a digital era, with coding and programming skills potentially becoming as expected as first-language skills, most adults have never written […]

By |April 15th, 2017|Creative, Professional Development|0 Comments

Be good with people: An orientation for interns and new professionals

I started my first ever professional job last year with the government. As the new intern straight out of university, no potential pedagogical moment was spared by colleagues and superiors to show me the ropes on how to succeed in the “real world.” What I found interesting, however, was how often the advice would […]

By |August 17th, 2016|Professional Development|0 Comments

Three Keys to Success

Many people might wonder what they need to do in order to be successful in the earlier stages of their careers. For those of you entering the workforce here are the 3 things you need to keep in mind:

1. Find Your Mentors
Everyone needs someone to learn from. Every Karate kid needs a Mr. Miyagi. […]

By |March 17th, 2014|Professional Development|1 Comment