Organizations that Provide Free Resources that Global Patch Works With
Center 1 Foundation
A national organization that helps high schoolers find scholarships and full rides within the U.S. Global Patch partners with this nonprofits specifically to help students research for STEAM scholarships.
Unreal is a free game engine that Global Patch works with within certain communities. Ask us how to get connected and learn more about this game engine that is used to develop games, movies, etc.
Blacks In Tech
BIT is a national foundation with an active chapter in Jacksonville, Florida and other cities in in the U.S. that we work with. They are a great resources for those looking to transition into tech.
Game & Streaming Development Resources
A free resource that provides in-depth explanations and resources behind the various career paths in game development and educational requirements.
A nonprofit that provides free game development bootcamps in Unreal Engine and Unity for those that identify as femme. They also have workshops for aspiring gaming musicians, designers, and animators.
CD.I.C.E. (Design, Innovate, Communicate, Entertain) Summit, bringing together the top video game designers and developers from around the world and business leaders from all major publishers to discuss the state of the industry
A big career conference for those pursuing Animation and Computer Graphics careers. A great networking opportunity.
An online platform that allows developers to store and manage their code. Also, companies will also post projects and problems on this platform. This can be a great place to get seen and hired by companies like Riot, Google, etc.
A great platform to network, job search, and become an expert in your niche area in technology. Highly encouraged to create a profile for career advancement.