In the summer of 2023, I was entrusted by the BRIDGEGOOD team to pioneer a high school internship initiative known as ‘Design Explorers.’ This program is strategically designed to nurture creative talent among high school students, aiming to diversify the tech sector and initiate meaningful, lucrative career paths.
BRIDGEGOOD is all about student empowerment and tech opportunity. For two decades we’ve been on a mission to provide access, professional opportunities, and tech literacy to under-resourced design students and job seekers of color. Our interview with KTVU sheds light on the impact we’ve been making since 2009.
Think about your favorite designer or illustrator. What specifically captivates your attention about them? It’s highly likely that their distinctive artistic style is what grabbed your interest. Embracing your own individuality and unique style as a designer won’t just foster personal growth but potentially grab the attention of recruiters and future employers! Here’s some tips […]
Design Thinking is an approach to problem solving that engages a person to understand and empathize with user needs, identifying/re-defining problems, brainstorming ideas, and test those ideas using prototypes to learn and iterate towards the best solution for the users. There are 5-steps in the Design Thinking Process, which consist of: Empathy Define Ideate Prototype […]
Attention, aspiring student designers! Your journey into the captivating realm of User Experience Design awaits, and the gateway to unlocking your dreams lies in the interview process. The key to propelling yourself to the next phase lies in research and preparation. Picture this: you, confidently conquering your job interview, equipped with the knowledge that you […]
Congratulations to all the recent graduates of the Google UX Professional Certificate and Bootcamp programs! At BRIDGEGOOD, we understand the challenges you might be facing when it comes to landing your first job in the tech and design industry. In this article, we aim to provide practical insights based on feedback from recruiters and hiring […]
BRIDGEGOOD UX Design Apprentices work directly with US Bank’s Director of UX Design. BRIDGEGOOD, an award-winning 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization known for empowering creatives in the field of user experience (UX) design, is thrilled to announce the launch of its innovative UX Apprenticeship Program. This groundbreaking initiative aims to recruit and onboard aspiring UX design students […]
If you’re an Oakland native or resident, you may have seen large billboards throughout the town with the bold words “Inspire Oakland”. Ever wondered what that is all about? Through BRIDGEGOOD’s Inspire Oakland program, young creatives around the Bay Area enter the challenge of designing a personal memory that inspires them about our beloved city, […]
In today’s digital age, technology is an essential tool for aspiring User Experience (UX) researchers, User Interface (UI) designers, and product designers seeking to launch a career in tech. With the right software and tools, these professionals can streamline their work and produce higher-quality designs and user experiences. In this article, BRIDGEGOOD will showcase 21 […]
Thrilled to announce that BRIDGEGOOD’s UX Design Apprenticeship is ranked #4 best “UI/UX Design and Research Apprenticeships” in 2022 by The Uptide, a premiere destination for conversations on tech, business, and sustainability. Below, the full article originally posted at https://www.theuptide.com/ui-ux-apprenticeships/.