"IT Ukraine" Association, the leading business that unites companies in the Software Development field, held a series of career guidance meetings with students for the second consecutive year.
During the meetings, representatives of the international IT companies and practitioners tell students about job opportunities in the IT, the specifics of the industry, differences among key IT professions. Students of 9-10 grades receive necessary information in order to begin to think about a future career in the IT industry.
This year the project will cover about 150 schools in six regions of Ukraine: Lviv, Odesa, Kyiv, Cherkasy, Dnipropetrovsk and Kharkiv.
Besides live communication, students are demonstrated the motivational video about the benefits of working in the IT industry for young professionals and given various promotional materials from IT companies that participate in the project.
The departments of Education and Science of the city councils support the project. About 55 volunteers, employees of the member companies of the Association: Luxoft, Svilta Systems, EPAM joined the educational initiative of "IT Ukraine" this year.