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IMC Major Accepted Into Google BOLD Immersion ProgramIMC Major Accepted Into Google BOLD Immersion Program
IMC Major Accepted Into Google BOLD Immersion Program

Spencer Pereira, an Integrated Marketing Communications major, will be attending this year’s Google BOLD (Building Opportunities for Leadership & Development) Immersion program.

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Mr. Pereira applied to to this highly competitive program which is open to all qualified college sophomore students, and is committed to addressing diversity in Google and in the technology industry: Students who are a member of a group that is historically under-represented in the technology industry were encouraged to apply. Spencer's background is Portuguese and he possess language skills in both Spanish and Portuguese. "Also, I hoped they would consider the lack of Nebraskans being well represented in the Tech Industry."

During this week-long program, participants will have a rare glimpse into the technology industry as well as opportunities to test their skills and collaborate on real business challenges. The program, held in Mountain View, CA, is designed to provide exposure into the technology industry in one of the most complex technology infrastructures in the world and, "Immerse yourself in a culture where great minds, cutting-edge technology, and smart business intersect to make a difference, each and every day."