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My Journey to Google

By Jalil Ahmad, Fall 2015 SJSU Fellow It’s Fall of 2015, and the Braven Accelerator Course is slowly coming to an end. Feeling extremely confident with the skills I acquired and the professional connections I made as a result of Braven, I decided to take a shot at my dream...
 
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A day at Audible

Stephanie Avila, a Fall 2016 Fellow at Rutgers University-Newark, shares her experience at Audible’s headquarters in Newark. In the common area of Audible’s headquarters, the three finalist teams from Braven’s Capstone Celebration looked at the Manhattan skyline through the east window, and the Newark skyline through the south. New York...
 
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Engineering the future

Meet Antoinette Martin, a Junior studying Computer Engineering at SJSU. Antoinette is an engineer because she “likes a challenge of finishing something difficult.” However, maybe unexpectedly, Antoinette’s #sidehustle has little to do with her academic major; she is becoming a self-made model. Her Instagram has over 1,000 followers! As a...
 
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Making my Story, Living my Dream

Meet Carmen Patino! An SJSU Junior majoring in Communication Studies and minoring in Creative Writing. When Carmen first started college, her community college professors encouraged her to write her own blog as a platform to use her voice. Following that advice, she decided to kick off her #sidehustle by writing...
 
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