With Covid-19 speeding up the digital revolution and disrupting how we live, work and play, having the opportunity to visit in person seems almost like a privilege in this current climate.
The Christchurch SHIFT cohort started one month ago and they have been studying a full-stack, bootcamp styled course alongside the industry engagement opportunities within the local tech sector.
"Industry Engagement is an integral component of the SHIFT programme and the opportunity to gain exposure to the different roles, culture styles and projects that are available in industry is invaluable. We arrange visits to different types of tech firms, and also bring industry and ecosystem experts to our studio to provide an industry professional perspective," says Lenore Wright, SIGNAL's Client Engagement.
The opportunity for graduates to gain experience within industry is vital for New Zealand's talent pool to keep growing, so that we remain an innovative, competitive player in the digital world. Students are very impressed with the scale and openness of the companies and organisations they engage with.
We would like to thank the following amazing industry professionals who have freely shared their time with us over this past month, contributing to New Zealand's tech success.
If you are looking to upskill into a tech career, or you may be an organisation looking for a student to help with your next project starting early 2021, please get in touch with us very soon.
Our SHIFT students are talented, mature and professional and are dedicated to pursuing a rewarding career in technology, and adding value to your business.