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IT Awareness Day: ASU, Cisco Team Up to Fill 17,000 Arizona Jobs

Tempe, Ariz., Sept. 12, 2017 Arizona State University in partnership with Cisco will sponsor an IT Awareness Day Thursday, Sept. 14, from 1 – 7 p.m. inside the Tempe Campus Memorial Union, to provide insight into the more than 17,000 open information technology jobs in Arizona.

While this event was designed with military veterans in mind, it is free and open to the public. Anyone who has special interest in this growing industry is welcome to attend any or all events.  Doors open at 1 p.m. with opening presentations beginning promptly at 1:15 p.m. Download Full Image

Attendees will get inside tips, access to resources, hear from hiring managers and prominent members of the community and tech sector. Panelists will provide insight into trends in IT and STEM, work culture and a look at what the future holds for professionals in IT within the state of Arizona.

Event registration is encouraged.  For a full schedule of panelists, locations and to register, go to the ASU website and type “IT Awareness Day” on the search bar.  The link is:

Those unable to attend in person can watch a live stream at:

The IT Awareness Day will be followed up with the Arizona Roadmap Hiring Event Nov. 10 in the Phoenix Convention Center, where job seekers can be pre-matched with jobs and potentially have interview on the day of the event.  Preregistration for that event can also be done through the previously mentioned link or by going directly to:

Jerry Gonzalez, Media Relations Officer
Phone: (480)-727-7914 Mobile:  (202) 352-2834

About Arizona State University

Arizona State University has developed a new model for the American Research University, creating an institution that is committed to access, excellence and impact. ASU measures itself by those it includes, not by those it excludes. As the prototype for a New American University, ASU pursues research that contributes to the public good, and ASU assumes major responsibility for the economic, social and cultural vitality of the communities that surround it.


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