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Learn How 2 Get Hired! - Tech Under Twenty | Silicon Halton

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Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre

2302 Bridge Rd

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Oakville, ON L6L 3L5

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Learn How 2 Get Hired! Workshop & Pitch Night

Are you a Halton student between 15 and 20 years of age?
Would you like to learn about work opportunities available in the Technology sector? Would you like to know what companies look for in candidates and how they hire?

We've got a great 2 night program to help you learn how to get hired!

What You’ll Get Out Of 2 Packed Nights

  • LEARN what job opportunities are available in the tech sector (hint: definitely not all coding jobs)

  • UNDERSTAND how companies review resumes – and what makes them pay attention

  • GET clear guidance on how to network – both in person and on social media

  • LEARN how to create your unique pitch and practice delivering it to Halton tech companies in a comfortable environment

  • GROW your network with local tech companies that hire and meet peers that you could work with on interesting projects

How It Works - 5 Simple Steps

  • REGISTER for the event

  • SET UP A LINKEDIN ACCOUNTinstructions here >

  • ATTEND THE WORKSHOP NIGHT
    May 10, 2017 | 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm. 5 speakers will cover the topics above, and then there will be one hour of Q&A. You’ll get to choose which speaker you wish to go spend time with for Q&A

  • CREATE YOUR PITCH - between May 10 and May 17

  • ATTEND THE PITCH YOURSELF NIGHT
    May 17, 2017 | 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm. All workshop participants will pitch themselves to Halton companies in a comfortable environment. You may get a summer placement at one of the companies if your skills match their needs. You'll also get feedback on what was good and if there are any areas for improvement.


Tech Under Twenty

Who is Tech Under Twenty?

Tech Under 20 works as a division of Silicon Halton. We are a supportive and helpful tech/business community of youth under the age of 20 that live and study in Halton region. We hold events and workshops to help our new generation, the rising stars. Meet the Tech Under Twenty team >


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