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This Week in Jobs Pittsburgh: Bernie Memes

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It was the sensible winter jacket and manila envelope heard ‘round the world. The internet seemingly exploded last week after Sen. Bernie Sanders’ appearance at the presidential inauguration. Photoshoppers and social media managers alike had a field day inserting Bernie into every imaginable scene and 24 hours later, there’s a good chance your mom sent you one of them.

All because someone is staying true to themselves. Just remember that the next time you think you need to be someone else to get noticed.

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Explore playwright August Wilson’s Pittsburgh through augmented reality. A soon-to-be released mobile app developed by Carnegie Mellon University students for the August Wilson House will allow users to take a step back in time and explore the Hill District from the 1910s up to the 1960s.

Pittsburgh-born Shark Mark Cuban announced plans to launch Mark Cuban Cost Plus Drug Company to produce inexpensive generic drugs.

A little bit of Pittsburgh headed to space last week. Three small satellites produced by CMU’s Robotics Institute launched on a NASA mission to study the viability of autonomous satellite flight.

The Jobs

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The End

Wear a coat, stay warm, and be true to yourself. You never know who’s paying attention. And remember to text your mom back, even if you’ve already seen the meme. See you next week!

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