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Gaming Cxmmunity October Newsletter

Updated: Jan 22

We wish everyone a wonderful holiday season. Cxmmunity is winding down the year with educational programs. If you can, now’s a wonderful time to support Cxmmunity! Keep reading to learn how!


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PAST EVENTS


The Hidden Genius Project 2023 End of Summer Celebration


Thank you to The Hidden Genius Project for their wonderful End of Summer Celebrations. Attendees had the opportunity to learn about the Geniuses unique experiences creating their tech, business, artificial intelligence, robotics, and gaming projects in our program. Thank you to everyone who attended; we look forward to bringing more partner opportunities like this in the future!


The Cxnnect with Riot Games

Virtual Workshops


Thank you to everyone who joined our final Cxnnect series workshop panel, How to Gamify an Esports Tournament with Alvin Abia, and thank you to everyone who joined any of the sessions! We hope you all gained immense knowledge and insight into the gaming industry through our friends at Riot Games. Thank you to Riot Games and all of the Rioters for providing an incredible experience!



The Kickback


If you didn’t attend this year’s Kickback, you’ll want to be there next year! The Kickback, hosted by Cxmmunity Media, was amazing this year, full of informational panels, interactive stations, and networking opportunities. The Eastern was full of creatives and professionals across the media, entertainment, and gaming industries, and provided exclusive networking and career opportunities. The concert featuring NLE Choppa and Duke Duece was icing on the cake.


Thank you to everyone who attended, including all of our sponsors, partners, students, parents, and professionals! We look forward to the next Kickback!


Philadelphia Esports Readiness Program


Thank you to TAP Esports for helping us bring another Esports Readiness Program to Philly! We had an excellent session and thank everyone for attending! If you attended and haven’t yet completed our Exit Survey, do so today! We look forward to seeing you again soon.


 

UPCOMING EVENTS


Atlanta Esports Readiness Program


December 2nd | 12PM - 4PM | AUC Library, Atlanta, Georgia


Are you interested in learning more about esports and the gaming industry?


Get ready for another Esports Readiness Program for game design and development! Register to learn the history of esports, the ecosystem of the industry, a wide variety of career paths, and to start creating your own portfolio!


 

PARTNER OPPORTUNITIES


Riot Games 2024 U.S. Summer Internship Program


Riot’s University Team is looking for eligible students for several new internship positions! If you’re interested in UX Design, Game Design, VFX Art, and more, apply quickly while positions are open! Once you apply online with Riot, come back and complete our interest form for a recommendation boost! Be sure you meet the qualified requirements before applying!


The U.S. Summer Internship Program are open to any students who meet the following requirements:

  • Age: At least 18 years old

  • Citizenships: Must be eligible to work in the country that they reside in during this remote program.

  • Enrollment: Currently enrolled in an accredited academic program (certificate, undergraduate, or graduate).

  • Graduation: Anticipated to graduate/completing courses in either 2025 or 2026

  • Internship Duration: Must be available to work full-time for the required internship duration (40 hours a week).



 

CURATED OPPORTUNITIES


2024 Summer Nurse Extern Program with Nationwide Children's Hospital


Nationwide Children's Hospital is offering an exciting and competitive summer program for baccalaureate nursing students. The 12-week Summer Nurse Extern Program provides students:

  • Temporary employment as a patient care assistant

  • An assigned RN preceptor

  • Three 8-hour educational workshops

  • Opportunity for future career development


Program Dates*

  • May 6 - August 9, 2024

  • Orientation: 4-hour evening orientation: May 6 through 10

  • Workshops: May 29, June 18, July 23

  • Graduation: August 7

* Attendance is required at all events



UNCF, National Alumni Council 2024 Leadership Conference and Alumni Summit


The National Alumni Council 2024 Leadership Conference and Alumni Summit, will take place from February 22- 25, 2024, in Jacksonville, FL. This event gathering of alumni from across the country, where there will be discussions, collaborative sessions, and inspiring activities. We encourage all alumni and supporters to register for the conference to secure your spot and take advantage of this exceptional opportunity for personal and professional development.


 

CONNECT WITH US ONLINE


In The Cxmmunity is on YouTube! Subscribe and turn on notifications to stay up to date on new content from our events and team! You can view our entire Riot Fireside Chats series, The Women's Cxnnect series, The Cxnnect with Riot Games series, and more!



Scholars, parents, and professionals have a place to Cxnnect! In The Cxmmunity has a dedicated Discord server for students and scholars to meet, share resources, and find new opportunities.


Join us today In The Cxmmunity!


 


 

SUPPORT CXMMUNITY


There are many ways to support the education and development of students through Cxmmunity’s Initiatives. We’re grateful for all the support we receive year-round!


Donate to Cxmmunity! Become a monthly supporter for as low as $5 a month.


Visit our Merch Shop and purchase new, limited-time items.


Volunteer with Cxmmunity for one of our events, as an extra hand, shadow, or expert!


 

PRESS COVERAGE


Thank you to RollingOut for this great interview of Cxmmunity Co-Founder and Executive Director, Julian Fitzgerald! Julian shares how the Esports Education industry has grown over the years and how Cxmmunity is here to help support this growth.


 


 

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