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Connecting Chch industry with SHIFT students at Speed Networking event

Tuesday December 1, 2020

Our most recent and final Industry Speed Networking event in the Christchurch studio helped match SHIFT students with 12 local host companies for their Industry Placements.

Stuart Charters and attendees at the Christchurch SHIFT 2020 Speed Networking

The students were very impressed with the variety of companies and scope of opportunities they have to offer, and are excited to see where their industry project will take them.

Industry and students mix and mingle in preparation for Christchurch SHIFT 2020 Speed Networking

We would like to thank the following businesses who are supporting new talent within the Canterbury tech sector, by hosting SHIFT students and helping develop new tech professionals:

The students are well prepared to add value to their industry hosts after completing two challenging studio projects as well as their full-stack elective papers this year.

Scott Luo, Machine Learning Specialist, Jade Software chats with SHIFT students at the Christchurch Speed Networking event

We wish all parties future success in the upcoming placements, and look forward to seeing the positive results these industry projects bring.

2020 SHIFT students meet with Christchurch Industry at the Speed Networking event

Moving forward in 2021, our partner institutions will also be seeking industry placements for students. If you are wanting more infomation about industry placements, please contact either:

Lincoln University:

Ara Institute of Canterbury:

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