Successful Internships in Philadelphia

Internships looked different at Building 21 Philadelphia this Spring. A group of juniors, their teacher, and the Philadelphia team pioneered a virtual approach. For 10 weeks, 14 students logged into Zoom and connected with their mentors to explore career fields that interested them. Together, they worked on passion projects and learned more about potential [...]

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Design + Mentorship: A unique partnership with Olympus

A committed partner + a talented teacher and studio designer + students passionate about STEM: these ingredients come together in Building 21 Allentown’s newest studio—Engineering Design. This spring, Building 21 Allentown and Olympus Corporation of the Americas (Center Valley) partnered to launch a new engineering and design studio centered on sustainable design, STEM career exposure, [...]

Reimagining partnerships in Allentown

Transitioning partnership programs from in-person to virtual has been like entering the three-lane highway from the country road. This is the analogy that Kristyn Senneca, Building 21 Allentown’s Partnership Coordinator, uses when talking about her work over the last year. “We were taking the scenic route, looking out the window as we traveled. We [...]

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