Clifton Park, N.Y. – March 10, 2015- Employees from nfrastructure, a leading technology solutions company that partners with the world’s most admired brands to design, build, and operate infrastructure and applications for the Internet of Everything (IoE), will be hosting area middle school students as part as Junior Achievement’s Job Shadow. The hallmark of JA Job Shadow is a visit for students to a professional work environment, where they are introduced to professions and industries, and are shown the importance of professionalism in getting a job and developing a career.
“As a leading employer in New York State, nfrastructure is honored to help students gain an understanding of how to thrive in a professional environment”, said Mike Martin, Chief Technology Officer at nfrastructure. “nfrastructure fully supports Junior Achievement’s mission and we encourage students to pursue careers in the ever-expanding technology industry.”
JA Job Shadow prepares students to be entrepreneurial thinkers in their approach to work. It is a proven interdisciplinary program that connects the importance of academic standards to real careers in the workplace.
Locally, JA Job Shadow is organized though Junior Achievement of Northeastern New York (JANENY), with support from GE (Signature Sponsor) and Stewart’s Shops. In addition, the Albany Marriott sponsors a kick-off event each year, where teachers and representatives from local businesses get together to plan their JA Job Shadow visits.
JANENY’s goal for this year’s JA Job Shadow is to provide 900 students from the Capital Region with job shadowing opportunities. At this time 28 middle and high schools, and 36 businesses have committed to participate in 2015 JA Job Shadow event. For more information on how to participate call JANENY’s office at 518-783-4336.
Junior Achievement is the world’s largest organization dedicated to giving young people the knowledge and skills they need to own their economic success. JA programs are delivered by corporate and community volunteers, who provide relevant, hands-on experiences that give students from kindergarten through high school knowledge and skills in financial literacy, work readiness, and entrepreneurship. Today, JA reaches 4.4 million students per year in 118 markets across the United States. Visit www.ja.org for more information.
nfrastructure partners with the world’s most admired brands to design, build, and operate infrastructure and applications for the Internet of Everything (IoE). An insight, execution, and results culture delivers on-time, every-time. nfrastructure offers: world-class engineering talent, on-site technical service in every major North American market, tightly integrated high-availability, low cost remote support and an innovative, proprietary “nterprise” software suite to manage IoE projects. 20+ years of experience, unparalleled technical expertise, and overwhelmingly satisfied customers, partners and employees have made nfrastructure the best integrator with the proven ability to cultivate sustainable business model innovation across the IoE spectrum.
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