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Challenges are formed into games and provide on the spot critical thinking. Photo credit: Koru
Koru has already offered four sessions since their initial launch last year and alumni of the program have been hired by a variety of companies. Sixty-three percent of Koru's 24 person March cohort obtained full time jobs with partnering companies.
“Employers want to see continuous improvement, incredible curiosity, and an appetite for learning; your ability to take initiative, and work hard,” said Hamilton.
"Koru gives students an opportunity to demonstrate those skills beyond the typical job interview."
"I didn’t have a network, but I knew what I could bring to a company," Spanjer explained. "I needed a way to connect, and a way to stand out. Koru gave me that."
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