Tag: National Intern Day

In the News: Beyond Meat teams up with Dunkin’, humanoid robots – creepy or dangerous?

The excitement around Beyond Meat is still sizzling as the company teams up with Dunkin’, has new plant-based products in store, and its stock continues to rise. Meanwhile, The Financial Times asks: Why does Israel lead the world in computer vision? Back at the office, we celebrated National Intern Day with WayUp. Read that and more below. Startup Nation and beyond “Humanoid robots are a familiar trope in popular culture, but is making machines look like us a little bit creepy and even potentially dangerous?” See what leaders in the field have to say, including Intuition Robotics CEO and co-founder Dor Skuler. Forbes explores: Why WayUp Launched a National Holiday That Trends #1 Worldwide Every Year. Top tech news this week Mobility…Zoomcar allows users to try electric vehicles at short-term rentals, says CEO Greg Moran and Uber tests monthly subscription that combines Eats, rides, bikes and scooters. Cybersecurity…ThetaRay 4.0 With IntuitiveAI Gives Banks a Powerful New Weapon Against Financial Cybercrime. Consumer Software…92% of US freelancers can’t take a nonworking vacation, a new survey by HoneyBook reveals. Here’s why. News...

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How are you celebrating #NationalInternDay?

There’s nothing like your first time – interning. All filing and data entry jokes aside, the student internship should be an incredible discovery process; when done right, students return to campus or head towards graduation with a lot more tangible experience in their expected field and are able to relate to the expectations of the professional world they’ll enter soon. Internships mean something – as long as we, the employers, take them seriously and make them meaningful. On that note, we at OurCrowd are excited to be celebrating National Intern Day today. Started in 2017 by WayUp, the national intern ‘holiday’ encourages employers to celebrate, empower and recognize the interns that spend their time learning while fueling our workplaces. According to WayUp – a platform that empowers early career candidates to discover and be discovered by employers (and an OurCrowd portfolio company) – “interns are key contributors to organizations across the nation. It’s important that their hard work and dedication is recognized.” We couldn’t agree more. Take 2 minutes to watch what our fabulous Summer 2018 interns have accomplished so far – with our...

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