VelocityChess is an online chess platform that makes it easy for people of all skill levels around the globe to play and compete with each other. Last summer, they hosted a senior studying IT and web design at Brooklyn’s Academy of Innovative Technology.
Based in New York City, Vimeo is a leading high-quality video platform with over 26 million registered members and a global monthly audience of over 168 million people. Last summer, Vimeo hosted a CTE student from Brooklyn’s City Polytechnic High School to work on archiving, tagging, and categorizing videos.
EY, a “Big Four” global accounting firm, has been a CTE Summer Scholars partner since the program’s inception in 2012.
Last summer, EY hosted four students in its IT Services department. The students worked on weekly rotational assignments. Projects on which they worked included migrating computers from XP to Windows 7, troubleshooting and performing hardware repairs, providing desktop support to employees at the firm, and assisting in maintaining the technology inventory of hardware.