TALLAHASSEE, FL. (WTXL) - Florida State University's College of Communication and Information, in partnership with the Florida IT Career Alliance, will host a career fair and educational event for area high school and college students.
The goal of the FITC Alliance is to help North Florida students to discover and realize opportunities in computer and information technology fields. The alliance, a joint effort by Florida State and Florida A&M University, is funded by a $3 million grant from the Florida Board of Governors, as a part of an ambitious effort to align college degrees with the state's workforce needs.
More than 500 high school students and teachers from across the Big Bend, along with 45 employers, are expected to attend. The event includes a mini-conference for high school students and teachers with speakers on a variety of topics such as networking, technology trends and potential career paths.
The event will take will be held Tuesday October 7th at the Augusta B. Turnbull III Florida State Conference Center from 9:30 A.M. - 12 P.M
College students are invited to attend the career fair portion of the event from 1:30 to 3 p.m.