jump to navigation

NBIT Council and Rising Stars Announce the Class of 2012 March 2, 2012

Posted by Meaghan Seagrave in General Notices, News.
trackback

The New Brunswick Information Technology Council  (NBITC) and Rising Stars are pleased to announce the launch of “The Class of 2012”, a program targeted at encouraging more of our youth to pursue careers in Information and Communications Technology (ICT).

The program will result in up to 25 high-school students from the 2012 graduating class to being given firm commitments of an ICT job on graduation from University or Community College, provided they complete a related degree or diploma.

The program is one of a series of measures the Council is taking to grow the ICT talent pool in the Province.  “With over 8,000 people already employed, and the sector growing at twice the rate of the economy as a whole, we need to grow supply if we’re to keep the jobs in the Province”, says Larry Sampson, CEO of the Council.   The “Class of 2012” is one element of a broader program.

This year’s participating companies are: Ambir, Accreon, Assumption LIfe, Bell Aliant, Medavie Blue Cross, CGI, ClinicServer, Innovation, Mariner, McCain, PQA, Spielo, Swift Radius, T4G, and TKS.

For more information on the program visit www.nbitc.ca.

Advertisements

Comments»

No comments yet — be the first.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: