NBA Hackathon

Hope you’re well.  The NBA is hosting its annual Hackathon and we would love to engage with your students and alumni that are interested in data, analytics and technology.  This is an opportunity to leverage NBA statistics and to showcase programming, visualization and data skills in front of many distinguished judges as well as NBA team and league office hiring managers.  Below is some additional information and background regarding the event.

On September 22nd, 2018, students, statisticians, developers and engineers will take part in the third annual NBA Hackathon. The event will be held in the greater NY/NJ area.  The 2018 NBA Hackathon will feature two tracks, basketball analytics and business analytics. Teams accepted to the Hackathon will build tools to solve important and challenging problems in the NBA. Their work will be presented to a panel of expert judges and an audience of NBA personnel, media, invited guests and the other competitors. Prizes will be awarded to the top three teams of each track, with a grand prize that will include lunch with NBA Commissioner, Adam Silver.

The NBA Hackathon is open only to current undergraduate and graduate students studying at accredited universities in the United States or Canada (excluding Quebec), or those who graduated from an accredited university and reside in the United States or Canada (excluding Quebec). Only invited guests and competitors will be allowed to attend. 

You may apply directly here.  Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.


Please let me know if you have any questions.


All the best,

McKinsey & Company event

McKinsey & Company has an exciting opportunity for your international student population.

McKinsey has created a new event called Global Connect for individuals in North America who are from, or passionate about, fast-growing global markets.  Those chosen to attend the event will learn how McKinsey works with the private, public, and social sectors in Asia, Africa, Central Europe, Latin America and the Middle East by participating in  an interactive weekend with our team.  We would like your help in sharing this opportunity with your students – in conversations with students and by posting is application link and event description on your school portals, newsletters, or any other appropriate channel.

Event Name: McKinsey Global Connect
Friday, September 21 – Sunday, September 23
Join McKinsey in Washington, DC in September to learn how we work and solve problems in fast-growing economies. We will fly those selected to Washington DC and you will learn how we work with the private, public, and social sectors in Asia, Africa, Central & Eastern Europe, Latin America and the Middle East.
Who is eligible:
To be eligible, you must be studying for a JD, Master’s, MBA, or PhD degree in North America; filling a postdoctoral post in North America; pursuing a medical degree, internship, or residency in North America; or working as a professional in North America with at least two years of work experience. In addition, you should either be a native of a fast-growing economy or have a passion for or prior knowledge about one of these economies.

For more information and to apply by the June 15, 2018 deadline, please visit
Event FAQs

KPACT Clinician

Job Location US-VA-Blacksburg/New River Valley

Posted Date 4 weeks ago(4/6/2018 2:22 PM)

Job ID: 2018-2090

Salary Details: $42,041 annually


Provides clinical, case management and consultation services for individuals with mental illnesses, substance use disorders and/or developmental disabilities and their families/care providers.  Also provides supportive counseling, individual and family therapy, crisis intervention, assessment, ISP development, psycho-education, and referrals to consumers and their families/care providers.  Develops and maintains working relationships with: individuals served, families and/or care givers, other NRVCS programs, and other community agencies and resources as needed to assure quality services.  Works as part of the KPACT treatment team to assure services and resources are coordinated among providers as needed to help individuals served live and function optimally in the community.

Must serve one on call week every 6 weeks.  Hours are compensated in addition to salary.


Master’s degree in human services related field and at least one year’s clinical experience working with children and/or adolescents is required.  Certification in CPR, First Aid, and Medication Administration (or equivalent) is required and training is provided. QMRP and/or QSAP eligibility or status is helpful.

Must be registered as a LMHP or LHMP-E, or meet the qualifications as QMHP or QMHP trainee as set forth by the board of counseling.