Archive for June, 2011

Area high school students participate in Information Technology Career Camp

Saturday, June 18th, 2011

About 30 high school sophomores and juniors students from 15 different local high schools in Summit, Stark and Cuyahoga counties interested in pursuing a career in information technology will be on The University of Akron campus June 20-24, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., for the Second Annual Information Technology (IT) Career Camp.

Sponsored by the College of Business Administration’s Center for IT & eBusiness (CITe), the week-long event will feature 8 reality based hands-on activities sponsored by area companies such as Westfield Insurance, NASA Glen, J.M. Smucker Co, Revol Wireless, and Hyland software. Among the careers to be explored are IT Infrastructure, IT Forensics, Robotics, Data Mining/Business Analytics, Business Process Management, Software Development and more.

The camp also features presentations by local business executives, students and alumni panel, team and individual competitions with scholarships to The University of Akron awarded to the top participants and an end of the week Awards Ceremony/Banquet for the participants and their families.