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This Week in Jobs DMV: Love-o-motion Edition

Transit romance, jobs and more.

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Editor’s note: Every week we ship an email newsletter featuring the region’s most exciting career opportunities. We’ve lovingly called it This Week in Jobs (aka TWIJ — “twidge.”). Below is this week’s edition; it’s meant to live in your inbox. Sign up for the newsletter here.


Training Day

The Washington Metro Area Transit Authority, or “wuh-mata,” may not convey the hushed elegance of, say, The Orient Express or Belmond Royal Scotsman, but if love of mass transit is at the core of your being, there’s a dating site for you.

NUMTinder, a spinoff of the “New Urbanist Memes for Transit-Oriented Teens” Facebook group (not actually for teens), has reportedly become a semi-serious globe-spanning venue for bus- and train-lovers to find a likeminded lifelong travel partner. With subways some 60 feet below the surface, it brings new meaning to finding friends in low places.

Let’s keep it moving.

The News

Cool job alert: Innovation Works is looking for web developers to revamp its website. The Baltimore social entrepreneurship org is working to bridge the racial wealth gap by creating more entrepreneurs and social enterprises in communities that have been historically divested from in Baltimore. Check out more here, the latest in our Cool Job Alert column.

Sprawling clouds can quickly overshadow a company’s sunny outlook. The experts at cloudtamer.io in Fulton helps teams manage their cloud ecosystems and budgets — ensuring sustainable growth that doesn’t inundate your balance sheets.

How has telemedicine during the COVID-19 pandemic reshaped American healthcare? The Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore and Rockville-based BioHealth Innovation brought together health experts, who shared these eight takeaways on digital health.

Women’s History Month is simply a reminder of what needs to be a year-round commitment by workplaces. Northern Virginia Technology Council president and CEO Jennifer Taylor shared her insights on driving initiatives in diversity, equity and inclusion, all of which demand both individual dedication and institutional commitment.

The Jobs

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The End

If a cafe-car first date over Chobani yogurts and hummus doesn’t resonate with you, Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens is reportedly is featuring four artists in residence as part of “Down to Earth,” collaboration with Capital Fringe and Caandor Labs that explores “the intersectionality of climate change and racial inequity.” (Shout out, as always, to 730DC for this one.) Even solo, as spring arrives, it sounds like a great way to unwind, either virtually or (safely) in person.

Good luck out there on the job hunt, and stay safe!

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