Posts by Mike Jennings

  • LinkedIn Year Up Students

    For the past two years, LinkedIn has been partnering with Year Up, an organization that seeks to close the Opportunity Divide by providing urban young adults with the skills, experience, and support that will empower them to reach their potential through professional careers and higher education. In fact, we were the first Silicon Valley-based company to take part in the Year Up program, starting with our first class of students back in 2011. Since then, we’ve enjoyed a great…

  • Mike Jennings

    Ed. note: This is part of our series on InDay projects that all of our colleagues from across the globe participate in each month. This week, we hear from Mike Jennings, Director of Corporate IT, who is helping to coordinate LinkedIn’s partnership with Year Up, an education and internship program that strives to close the opportunity divide. Over the past four months, LinkedIn has added six valuable new members to our IT team. But these aren’t your typical interns. They’re…