Aida Gning

Aida Gning

Hello! My name is Aida and I am a senior majoring in Biological Anthropology, Africana Studies Minor. I aspire to become a Nurse Midwife and have a desire to serve and advocate for disadvantaged communities through the context of health care, community building, and education. I have worked at the Fleishman Center as an intern my Sophomore year, a Peer Consultant my Junior year, and now as a Senior Peer Consultant in my Senior year! On my downtime, I enjoy creating both traditional and digital art, cooking, and reading. I’m looking forward to learning and growing with you all this year. :)

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This Company Is Helping To Put A Helicopter On Mars—And You Could Help

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If you’re interested in aerospace engineering, getting one of your creations to outer space is probably a lifelong dream of yours. The good news is that you could accomplish that way sooner than you probably think.

While getting something to …

By Liam Berry - WayUp
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How To Ace Your Video Job Interview During COVID-19

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Anyone new to the world of remote work is probably still adjusting to the reality of effective virtual communication while under COVID-19 lockdown. For job seekers, this means confronting the very daunting prospect of video interviews.

While the art of …

By Simona Galant - Springboard
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25 Data Science Interview Questions—With Answers From Experts

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No matter the industry or the role, interviewing for a job can be stressful and awkward. Through fairly limited interactions, you’re trying to convince a bunch of strangers to hire you—to spend eight hours a day with you—instead of the …

By T.J. DeGroat - Springboard
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Feeling Distracted By Current Events? How to Stay Focused and Productive at Work

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Between the COVID-19 pandemic and the national unrest of the past couple of months, many people are feeling overwhelmed and distracted by the news cycle.  And with your news feed vying for your attention at all times, it can feel …

By Sophia Givre - Idealist Careers
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Rise 2020: How Data Science Can Influence Election Turnout

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Springboard’s annual Rise 2020 virtual conference continued this week with a very special panel discussion touching upon one of this year’s most talked-about topics: the upcoming presidential election

If you read the news (or have a Facebook account), you’ve likely …

By Kindra Cooper - Springboard
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Why You Should Network With Recruiters BEFORE You Graduate

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Regardless of your particular profession or specialty, the medical field is a challenge and getting through school and passing boards is quite overwhelming. For most, the focus during this time is just making it out of the program with …

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Quiz: Should You Become a Software Engineer?

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Software engineering is an immensely rewarding field with a high starting salary and ample opportunities to land promotions.

That being said, it takes a special mindset and character traits to think like a coder, solve challenging business problems and endure …

By Sophia Givre - Springboard
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Machine Learning Engineer Salary Guide

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Machine learning engineers are in high demand. And machine learning engineer salary and benefits packages reflect that. In fact, machine learning engineering is the best job in the United States, according to an Indeed study analyzing the average salaries and …

By Andrew Zola - Springboard
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10 Common IT Interview Questions and How to Answer Them

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It’s easy to get excited about the job prospects for Information Technology (IT) professionals. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projected a 12% growth rate in IT jobs between 2018 and 2028, which translates to more than 545,000 new positions. …

By Sophia Givre - The Muse
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Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Best Blogs on UX Design

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Over the past several years, we’ve interviewed numerous UX experts and asked them what advice they would give to prospective UX designers. Some of the most prevalent answers? “Be curious.” “Stay up to date with design trends.” “Never stop learning.” 

By Leigh Kunis - Springboard
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