Daily life during the COVID-19 pandemic feels a lot different for us and for our Scholars, families, friends, neighbors and communities. We wanted to take a minute to update you on how WSOS is approaching this rapidly changing situation. For the past few weeks, our staff has made the move to working remotely to not…

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Join WSOS at OpportunityConnects on April 14, 2020! Build connections with Opportunity Scholars and other like-minded STEM and health care professionals. Have you heard that job seekers who are referred by a connection on LinkedIn are 9x more likely to get hired vs. applying without a referral? Connections matter. Period. On Tuesday, April 14, WSOS…

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The WSOS team caught up with WSOS alumna, Tuyen Truong to hear more about her Scholar story. Tuyen is currently a UX Designer at Expedia. What do you miss the most about college? The least? The things I miss most about college are seeing friends every day, free gym access, and learning something new every…

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WSOS Board Chair and Microsoft President and CLO Brad Smith, met with Opportunity Scholars to share his perspective and answers Scholars’ questions in the latest installment of the WSOS “Ask me Anything” series on April 10. This series is an opportunity for Scholars to hear from leaders and change makers in the STEM and health…

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Since our innovative public-private partnership began in 2011, we’ve had the privilege of sharing our progress on filling Washington state’s talent gap in an annual report to the Washington State Legislature. This year’s report includes the usual overview of data on applicants and scholarship recipients, but we’ve also checked-in with our graduates to see where…

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