FIRST New York City Robotics Competition and Expo

This year’s competing teams are part of the FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC), in which high school students are challenged to put their custom-built robots to the test in a sports-style tournament. FIRST POWER UP, the 2018 FRC game, finds our teams trapped in an 8bit video game! Teams use power cubes to defeat the boss. The multi-day tournament also includes a series of exciting expos, robot and LEGO demos, college and career fairs, plus an Alumni Panel where FIRST alumni will answer questions about college, job search, networking, and life after FIRST. College Expo: Friday 4/6 – 12pm – 4pm
College Expo: Saturday 4/7 – 11am – 3pm
Career Expo: Sunday 4/8 – 10am – 3pm

College Fair Exhibitors
Adelphi University
Boston University
Capitol Tech University
Case Western University
Drexel University
Johnson and Wales University
Lawrence Technological University
Randolph College
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Rochester Institute of Technology
Stevens Institute of Technology
Syracuse University
The City University of New York
Vaughn College of Aeronautics & Technology
Webb Institute
Yale University

Career Expo Exhibitors
AB (Alliance Bernstein)
Con Edison

Organizations & Associations:
American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Cornell Cooperative Ext 4-H Youth Development Program
GIrls Angle
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
U.S. Army Corp Engineers

WorkHappy Workshops for Ambitious Professionals & Entrepreneurs

Expert Career Coach and Published Author Leslie Juvin-Acker Hosts New York City Career Workshops
The WorkHappy workshops will take place on January 13th at Rough Draft in Brooklyn

West Coast based, Leslie, Inc.’s President, expert career and life coach Leslie Juvin-Acker will be helping New York executives and entrepreneurs jump start 2018 by hosting the first edition of the WorkHappy retreat in New York City. These workshops will be held on Saturday, January 13th at Rough Draft NYC, 402 Hooper Street in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Leslie, Inc. will come to New York City for the first time ever to introduce its signature corporate WorkHappy retreat through two workshops aimed at guiding the stressed and anxious senior-level executives and entrepreneurs towards a financially abundant year. The Brooklyn-held workshops will train business leaders on how to awaken their fearless inner entrepreneur and millionaire mindset. The one-day retreat is made of two workshops.

Life@Work Company Culture Conference

Life@Work Company Culture Conference, a leadership summit hosted by Live Grey, plans to bring together a highly-curated community of company leaders and cultural influencers to share best practices in bringing radical people-first ideas to the workplace and unifying teams and individuals in order to strengthen business performance. This year, the conference will have 4 tracks:
– Big, radical, people-first ideas that work
– The move from traditional HR to employee experience
– The shift toward Participatory org. design
– Innovative diversity and inclusion programs
Over 250 people are expected to attend, with a focus on heads of people, human resource professionals and executives. Previous speakers have hailed from Google, LinkedIn, Warby Parker, Johnson & Johnson, and more. If you are interested in attending, please visit for more information.

Coming of Age Explore Your Future 4-week series

Coming of Age NYC presents a series of four stimulating workshops designed for people over 50 who seek passion and purpose in the third stage of life — whether through community engagement, lifelong learning, an encore career, volunteering or other. Join fellow New Yorkers in interactive discussions led by an experienced facilitator every Tuesday in September 5, 12, 19 and 26.

Funding Options for Mid-Life Startup Founders & Experienced Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurship usually requires startup and growth funds, whether the founders have their own assets or apply to get grants, loans or investments. Join Stage2Startups and LIU-Brooklyn’s Entrepreneurship Lab as we start the first in a series of panel speaker events for the mid-life entrepreneur or potential founder. This first event features two women CEOs who have raised money, a credit management specialist, a NYC business solutions specialist who helps companies apply for money and a representative from a credit union. More information is available at

Samsung Summer Discovery Series- Career Paths and Development

Join us for a conversation with Hoda Kotb, co-host of the fourth hour of TODAY, as she shares how she got her start, as well as the importance of networking and internships. Following Hoda’s talk, have your resume reviewed and your headshot taken. Small bites and beverages will be served. Limited seating available. This event is free and open to the public.