Setting students on track for career in IT

July 18, 2020 | 08:13
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INTEK Institute of Applied Technology and the Youth Development Science & Technology Center (TST) have recently co-organised the “IT Jobs – Trend or Career?” event, providing young IT enthusiasts with skills and knowledge for the sector.
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"IT Jobs – Trend or Career?" was the opening workshop of TEK Talks

This is the opening event for the series of TEK Talks workshops, following the co-operation agreement between INTEK and TST signed earlier in May. The series aims to equip IT students and those who are eager to venture into the IT industry with more information and values of IT industry and occupations.

Taking place at Ho Chi Minh City Youth Union, the workshop welcomed some 150 students from high schools and universities across the city.

As the opening of TEK Talks series, the IT Jobs workshop targets to clarify the facts about current trends in the IT industry, as well as the potential of job development with these trends not only in Vietnamese but also in international markets. Thus, youngsters can figure out what they should do, learn, and focus on to set a steady foot in the IT industry.

setting students on track for career in it
The workshop attracted some 150 students in Ho Chi Minh City

Co-ordinating and speaking at the workshop s were experts in the IT industry, including Duc Le – CEO & founder of the Center of IT Innovation and Business Operation Solutions (CIIBOS); Long Huynh – development manager at Bouygues Construction IT Vietnam; Luzz Nguyen – HR strategic advisor cum TNT project curriculum director; Toan Vu – curriculum director at INTEK Institute; and Jennie Hoang Phuong – chief marketing and admission officer at INTEK Institute.

At the event, young IT-lovers were able to enter the IT world, with sharing about current trends in IT industry, blockchain, IoT, big data, AI, machine learning, potential career opportunities in Vietnam and in the world, as well as guidance on how the youth should pursue their goals in the field in today’s IT industry.

Through the IT Jobs workshop as well as the TEK Talks series, INTEK and TST wish to create a comprehensive IT playground for Vietnamese students wishing to enter and explore the upscale IT world, lavishing them with knowledge and opinions from veterans professionals whose expertise perspectives on the IT fields, market trends, and essential skills will be an important launching platform for young enthusiasts.

By Tu My

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